Today’s word of the day is ‘Beholden‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Beholden [ bih-hohl-duhn ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is an adjective. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Krtagy
2. Spanish – Agradecida (feminine) and agradecido (masculine)
3. French – Redevable
4. Mandarin – Bèi dēng dùn
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. I don’t like to be beholden to anybody.
2. When the actress accepted the award, she stated she was beholden to her parents for inspiring her to follow her dreams.
3. The bestselling author is beholden to his fans and regularly communicates with them on social media.
4. Stan refused to accept a college loan because he didn’t want to feel beholden to anyone.
5. The notorious rapper said he wasn’t beholden to anyone because he made himself famous.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
Ingrateful, unappreciative, ungrateful, thankless, heedless, unthankful, vain, etc.
When you’re single, you’re not beholden to anyone, and you can shut down more easily. In the past, I had the idea that I’d live in a caravan with a dog near a pub with no responsibilities. But now, when bad things happen in the world, I feel responsible for them because they’re going to impact on my daughter.
A journalist arguing that somebody has no right to criticise the PM or government? Gee, that’s an interesting take. https://t.co/ngeHoPrSx2
— Peter Lalor (@plalor) April 3, 2021