Emboldened vs Beholden - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between emboldened and beholden
is that emboldened
is having been made bold while beholden
is obligated to provide, display, or do something for another; bound by moral obligation; indebted; obliged.
As a verb emboldened
Having been made bold.
- They were emboldened by their great feat.
Obligated to provide, display, or do something for another; bound by moral obligation; indebted; obliged.
- From an early age, I had decided I wanted to be beholden to no one.
, date=June 26
, author=Genevieve Koski
, title=Music: Reviews: Justin Bieber: Believe
, work=The Onion AV Club
, passage=But musical ancestry aside, the influence to which Bieber is most beholden
is the current trends in pop music, which means Believe is loaded up with EDM accouterments, seeking a comfortable middle ground where Bieber’s impressively refined pop-R&B croon can rub up on techno blasts and garish dubstep drops (and occasionally grind on some AutoTune, not necessarily because it needs it, but because a certain amount of robo-voice is expected these days).}}
English adjectives ending in -en