Confinement Definition

kən-fīnmənt
noun
A confining or being confined.
Webster's New World
Lying-in.
American Heritage Medicine
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.
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Other Word Forms of Confinement

Noun

Singular:
confinement
Plural:
confinements

Origin of Confinement

  • From French confinement

    From Wiktionary

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