empowered vs sceptred what difference

what is difference between empowered and sceptred

English

Etymology

empower +‎ -ed

Adjective

empowered (comparative more empowered, superlative most empowered)

  1. (US) Having been given the power to make choices relevant to one’s situation.
    • 1995, Chicago Assembly, Lawrence B. Joseph, Crime, Communities, and Public Policy (page 288)
      Policy moderation in the past, I argued above, has depended on a coalition between civic elites and newly empowered minorities—or at least a resolve by civic elites to discourage a racially polarizing politics of law and order.
  2. (US) Acting with confidence.

Verb

empowered

  1. simple past tense and past participle of empower

Noun

empowered (plural empowereds)

  1. One who is empowered.


English

Alternative forms

  • sceptered (US)

Verb

sceptred

  1. simple past tense and past participle of sceptre

Adjective

sceptred (not comparable)

  1. Holding a sceptre
  2. Invested with royal power

Translations

  • Italian: scettrato

Anagrams

  • spectred

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