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Synonyms for confinement
kənˈfaɪn mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbed(noun)

    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. confinement(noun)

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

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

  3. confinement(noun)

    the state of being confined

    "he was held in confinement"

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

  4. restriction, confinement(noun)

    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 Synonymes

  1. confinement(n.)

    Synonyms:
    restraint

  2. confinement(n.)

    Synonyms:
    imprisonment, incarceration, captivity, duress, durance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. confinement(n)

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

How to pronounce confinement?

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How to say confinement in sign language?

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How to use confinement in a sentence?

  1. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    It's important that someone celebrate our existence... People are the only mirror we have to see ourselves in. The domain of all meaning. All virtue, all evil, are contained only in people. There is none in the universe at large. Solitary confinement is a punishment in every human culture.

  2. Dianne Feinstein:

    The interrogations and the conditions of confinement at the CIA detention sites were far different and far more harsh than the way the CIA had described them to us.

  3. 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.

  4. Anthony Kennedy:

    This idea of total incarceration just isn't working and it's not humane, solitary confinement literally drives men mad.

  5. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe:

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


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