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Synonyms for confinement
kənˈfaɪn məntcon·fine·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. confinementnoun

    Synonyms:
    restraint

  2. confinementnoun

    Synonyms:
    imprisonment, incarceration, captivity, duress, durance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  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. Ahmed Shaheed:

    Fundamental problems also exist with regard to the due process and fair trial rights of the accused, i continue to receive frequent and alarming reports about the use of prolonged solitary and incommunicado confinement, torture and ill-treatment, lack of access to lawyers and the use of confessions solicited under torture as evidence in trials - practices that clearly violate Iran's own laws.

  2. Donald Trump:

    We must reform our mental health laws to better identify mentally disturbed individuals who may commit acts of violence and make sure those people not only get treatment but when necessary involuntary confinement, mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun.

  3. Jeff Dumas:

    It's a bargaining chip for him now, within the department, he's going to be locked into a cell, 23 out of 24 hours a day, in solitary confinement. ... He's going to try to use that chip with New York state so he isn't locked into 23 out of 24 (hours) for an extended period of time.

  4. Anthony Kennedy:

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

  5. Juan Mendez:

    The numbers are staggering but even worse is the length of terms...It is not uncommon for people to spend 25, 30 years and even more in solitary confinement.

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