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  1. fetteredadjective

    Antonyms:
    unfettered

  2. fetteredadjective

    Bound by chains or shackles

    Synonyms:
    chained, shackled, bound

    Antonyms:
    unfettered

  3. fetteredadjective

    Restricted

    Synonyms:
    restricted

    Antonyms:
    unfettered

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fettered, shackledadjective

    bound by chains fastened around the ankles

    Synonyms:
    shackled

    Antonyms:
    unbound

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  1. Robert Browning:

    So free we seem, so fettered we are!

  2. Clive Staples Lewis:

    What I want to fix your attention on is the vast overall movement towards the discrediting, and finally the elimination, of every kind of human excellence -- moral, cultural, social or intellectual. And is it not pretty to notice how 'democracy' (in the incantatory sense) is now doing for us the work that was once done by the most ancient dictatorships, and by the same methods The basic proposal of the new education is to be that dunces and idlers must not be made to feel inferior to intelligent and industrious pupils. That would be 'undemocratic.' Children who are fit to proceed may be artificially kept back, because the others would get a trauma by being left behind. The bright pupil thus remains democratically fettered to his own age group throughout his school career, and a boy who would be capable of tackling Aeschylus or Dante sits listening to his coeval's attempts to spell out A CAT SAT ON A MAT. We may reasonably hope for the virtual abolition of education when 'I'm as good as you' has fully had its way. All incentives to learn and all penalties for not learning will vanish. The few who might want to learn will be prevented who are they to overtop their fellows And anyway, the teachers -- or should I say nurses -- will be far too busy reassuring the dunces and patting them on the back to waste any time on real teaching. We shall no longer have to plan and toil to spread imperturbable conceit and incurable ignorance among men.


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