Shut-in meaning

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Confined to one's home, an institution, etc. by illness or infirmity.
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A person confined indoors by illness or disability.
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Confined to a home or hospital, as by illness.
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Disposed to avoid social contact; excessively withdrawn or introverted.
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An invalid who is shut-in.
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A person confined indoors by illness or disability.
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The definition of a shut in is a person who does not leave his or her home.

An example of a shut in is an elderly lady who hasn't left her house for a month because she is afraid to see people.

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Inclined to shun others; withdrawn.
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Confined to a home or hospital, as by illness.
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Disposed to avoid social contact; excessively withdrawn or introverted.
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Confined to a location, as by infirmity or illness.
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A person confined to a location, as by illness or infirmity.

He visited shut-ins as a good deed.

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