Definition of unbeholden in English:
Owing no one any duty or thanks; free of any obligation.
- Only Asta, the child he brings up, can pierce his rebatative soul, but she wishes to live unbeholden to him.
- Jeunet, who returned to France after an unsatisfying Hollywood stint on Alien: Resurrection, felt nostalgic himself for a golden age of French cinema unbeholden to the American movie juggernaut.
- Your editorial today is a nicely written spray, which makes good use of your unbeholden position - a very timely contrast to The Age!