unassisted

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ assisted

AdjectiveEdit

unassisted (comparative more unassisted, superlative most unassisted)

  1. Not assisted; without assistance
    • 2012, Laura Kaplan Shanley, Unassisted Childbirth, →ISBN, page 80:
      Moran did not support these women, nor did she believe that women should catch their own babies in an unassisted birth.

AdverbEdit

unassisted (comparative more unassisted, superlative most unassisted)

  1. Without assistance.
    • 2006, Diane Louise Szarkowicz, Observations and Reflections in Childhood, →ISBN, page 4:
      Imagine if children never got any feedback, such as praise and encouragement, as they learnt to walk and only received it when they could walk unassisted.
    • 1945 August 17, George Orwell [pseudonym; Eric Arthur Blair], chapter 6, in Animal Farm: A Fairy Story, London: Secker & Warburg, OCLC 3655473:
      [] he would go alone to the quarry, collect a load of broken stone, and drag it down to the site of the windmill unassisted.

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