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Synonyms for confinement
kənˈfaɪn məntcon·fine·ment

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 4 votes

  1. parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbednoun

    concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child

    "she was in labor for six hours"

    Synonyms:
    trade union movement, elbow grease, task, proletariat, travail, childbed, labour, effort, project, labor movement, sweat, working class, toil, parturiency, labor, restriction, lying-in, exertion, undertaking

  2. confinementnoun

    the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them

    Synonyms:
    labor, parturiency, lying-in, restriction, travail, labour, childbed

  3. confinementnoun

    the state of being confined

    "he was held in confinement"

    Synonyms:
    labor, parturiency, lying-in, restriction, travail, labour, childbed

  4. restriction, confinementnoun

    the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)

    "the restriction of the infection to a focal area"

    Synonyms:
    labour, parturiency, limitation, childbed, restriction, travail, lying-in, labor

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. confinementnoun

    Synonyms:
    restraint

  2. confinementnoun

    Synonyms:
    imprisonment, incarceration, captivity, duress, durance

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  1. confinementnoun

    Synonyms:
    restraint, imprisonment, durance, duress, incarceration, immurement, limbo, limitation, circumscription, lying-in, childbirth

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How to use confinement in a sentence?

  1. Carl Mueller:

    She was held in many prisons, she was held in solitary confinement. She was tortured. She was intimidated. She was ultimately raped by al-Baghdadi himself. The Obama administration was criticized over a reported 2015 rescue mission that targetedfour prisoners heldat a makeshift ISIS prison. By the time U.S. commandos stormed the compound, the hostages were already gone. Some relatives and people who worked on the raid blamed the White House for not acting swiftly enough on giving the mission a green light. Specific intelligence had emerged in late Mayproviding officials with the hostages likely location -- including a building, sources told Fox News at the time. The intelligence was described as being.

  2. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe:

    It is likely that we are not heading towards a general de-confinement in one go and for everyone.

  3. Brian Nelson:

    I ask everyone [ who asks about solitary confinement ] to give up their cellphones, their TVs, everything, for a weekend, and then lock themselves in the bathroom, most of the people who try it come out after a few hours. They're like,' No.'.

  4. Babar Ahmad:

    Eleven years of solitary confinement and isolation in ten different prisons has been an experience too profound to sum up in a few words here and now, in time, I look forward to sharing reflections on my experience to help inform others.

  5. Robert Meek:

    We are in a small group of states that have come around to the point of view that solitary confinement is harmful to the mentally ill.


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