called by the title indicated:In my paper so entitled, I explore the idea that "Robust Democracy Is National Security."
having a right or legitimate claim to something:The inheritance passes to the legally entitled heir.
assuming or acting as though one has an innate right or claim to wealth, success, recognition, etc.:I was so entitled and self-centered that I never noticed the injustices around me.
the simple past tense and past participle of entitle.
- Rarely in·ti·tled .
- un·en·ti·tled, adjective
- well-en·ti·tled, adjective
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How to use entitled in a sentence
Nevertheless, we are always entitled to our emotions, Williams said.Politics and conspiracy theories are fracturing relationships. Here’s how to grieve those broken bonds. | Jeff Schrum | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
They were making it clear that they felt entitled to her face, and they saw providing it as part of her job.‘Take off your mask’: Boorish customers have found a way to make sexual harassment even more of a hazard | Monica Hesse | December 10, 2020 | Washington Post
What’s clear is the current set-up isn’t working—and that the female workers on the front lines, dealing with aggressive, entitled customers, are bearing an unfair and dangerous share of the dysfunction.Restaurant workers say the pandemic has brought fewer tips and more sexual harassment | kristenlbellstrom | December 8, 2020 | Fortune
You’re entitled to your own opinions, but you’re not entitled to your own facts.Obama: Social media is isolating and dividing Americans | Danielle Abril | October 1, 2020 | Fortune
His most popular satire is intitled, Abuses whipt and stript, 1613.Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Volume III (of 3) | Thomas Percy
See the song intitled Margaret's Ghost, at the end of this volume.Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Volume III (of 3) | Thomas Percy
One of them, intitled The New Custom, was printed so late as 1573.Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Volume I (of 3) | Thomas Percy
Whilst with the army, he began, in December of the same year, to publish his papers intitled "The Crisis."Life of Thomas Paine | Richard Carlile
This song is printed from a scarce volume of his poems intitled, Lucasta, 1649, 12mo.Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Volume II (of 3) | Thomas Percy