Definition of Enfettering

1. Verb. (present participle of enfetter) ¹



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Definition of Enfettering

1. enfetter [v] - See also: enfetter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enfettering

enfeebling
enfeeblished
enfelon
enfeloned
enfelons
enfeoff
enfeoffed
enfeoffing
enfeoffment
enfeoffments
enfeoffs
enfermedad mental
enfested
enfetter
enfettered
enfettering (current term)
enfetters
enfever
enfevered
enfevering
enfevers
enfierce
enfierced
enfierces
enfilade
enfilade fire
enfiladed
enfilades
enfilading
enfiled

Literary usage of Enfettering

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1. Handel and His Orbit by Percy Robinson (1908)
"Over-enthusiasm will result in narrowness ; but narrowness is not confined to this or that circle of adorers; it is an all-enfettering disease. II. ..."

2. The Manuscript by Griggs, Rev. Mr Griggs (1827)
"Occupied in a sphere adapted to its capacities, the soul may cultivate its own peculiar taste, only freed from the corruptions enfettering mortality. ..."

3. Rovings in the Pacific, from 1837 to 1849: With a Glance at California by Edward] [Lucett (1851)
"... vapours more dense encompassing us, shutting out all sights and sounds, and enfettering the ocean with its dark stillness, it is so sullenly calm. ..."

4. Mentality and Freedom by William Armstrong Fairburn (1917)
"... sordid materialism and be emancipated from those enfettering, soulless conventions which are but empty forms void of reason and logical purpose; ..."

5. The Centennial Magazine: An Australian Monthly (1889)
"... not by performing any wonderful feat of economic legerdemain, but simply by removing unnatural obstructions and wrenching off enfettering gyves. ..."

6. A Dictionary, Gujarátí and English by Shápurjí Edaljí (1868)
"any ensnaring, enfettering, encumbering, obs- tracting (business, state of circumstances & c . ) Ex. of comp. . OKI to bind.) -J, "». ..."

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