The definition of confinement is the action or state of being contained or kept in a place or situation.
When you are trapped in your home and not able to leave, this is an example of confinement.
a confining or being confined; specif.,
- limitation; restriction; restraint
- childbirth; lying-in
- The act of confining or the state of being confined.
(countable and uncountable, plural confinements)
From French confinement