Confinement meaning

kən-fīnmənt
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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Lying-in.
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A confining or being confined.
  • Imprisonment.
  • Limitation; restriction; restraint.
  • (old-fashioned) Childbirth; lying-in.
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The act of confining or the state of being confined.
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The act of confining or the state of being confined.
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Lying-in.
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The act of confining or the state of being confined.
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Lying-in, time of giving birth.
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Origin of confinement

  • From French confinement

    From Wiktionary