fettered vs shackled what difference

what is difference between fettered and shackled

English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɛtəd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfɛtɚd/

Verb

fettered

  1. simple past tense and past participle of fetter

Adjective

fettered (comparative more fettered, superlative most fettered)

  1. Bound by chains or shackles.
  2. (by extension) Restricted.
  3. (zoology) Of the feet: bent backward and apparently unfit for walking.

Synonyms

  • (bound by chains): bound, chained, shackled
  • (restricted): restricted

Antonyms

  • unfettered

Translations

Anagrams

  • Fredette


English

Adjective

shackled (not comparable)

  1. Restrained by shackles, chained.

Verb

shackled

  1. simple past tense and past participle of shackle

Anagrams

  • D-shackle

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