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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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Karen
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Veena
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How to say confinement in sign language?

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How to use confinement in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Dana Lawhorne:

    Our facility does not have' solitary confinement' and inmates housed in administrative segregation for safety and security reasons still have access to social visits, books, recreation, and break time outside their cells.

  3. Noura Al-Jizawi:

    I just wanted to live in a country that respected me as a human; one that offered me some dignity and freedom. I could not accept that I had to live under a dictatorship, for that, we females – even the old ladies – were tortured the same way as the men. We were hung by our feet, electric shocks, our faces beaten into walls and our skin set on fire. My teeth were all broken. I spent more than a month in solitary confinement. I just kept praying for my body to stay alive.

  4. Bo Kyi:

    We know that the military can not be trusted to respect the human rights of people and the rule of law in Burma, when the military was last in charge, political prisoners like me were rounded up, sent to prison for decades,( put in) solitary confinement and tortured. We are concerned that if this state of emergency is not reversed, similar things will happen again.

  5. Michael Douglas:

    I believe the moment where I started to change direction was when I was given my second sentence, iwas in solitary confinement and I felt something cracking or breaking inside of me.


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