Emboldened vs Embolden - What's the difference?

emboldened | embolden |


As verbs the difference between emboldened and embolden

is that emboldened is (embolden) while embolden is to render (someone) bolder or more courageous.

As an adjective emboldened

is having been made bold.

emboldened

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having been made bold.
  • They were emboldened by their great feat.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (embolden)
  • embolden

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To render (someone) bolder or more courageous.
  • To encourage, inspire, or motivate.
  • (typography) To format text in boldface.
  • * 2004 : Jason Whittaker, The Cyberspace Handbook , p216
  • The tags

    indicate paragraphs breaks, and we have included some basic text formatting: for emphasis (typically italics), for underline and to embolden text.

    Synonyms

    * (typography) boldface

    References