Adjective "Fettered" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Fettered


    Definition:

    1. a chain or shackle placed on the feet.

    2. Usually, fetters. anything that confines or restrains: Boredom puts fetters upon the imagination. verb (used with object)

    3. to put fetters upon.

    4. to confine; restrain.

    Origin:
    fetter

    Examples:

    "wrists can be fettered with watches."

    "powers can be fettered by rules."

    "people can be fettered in ways."

    "people can be fettered by traditions."

    "people can be fettered by settlements."

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