Bedridden meaning

-rĭd
Having to stay in bed, usually for a long period, because of illness, infirmity, etc.
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Confined to bed because of illness or infirmity.
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Confined to bed because of illness or infirmity.
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Confined to bed because of infirmity or illness.
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Alternative spelling of bedridden.
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Origin of bedridden

  • Middle English bedreden from Old English bedrida bed bed bed rida rider (from rīdan to ride ride)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English bedreda, from rida (“rider”), with -en by analogy with past participle adjectives

    From Wiktionary