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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. Governor Wilson Witzel:

    The people will only accept confinement if they're able to eat. Business leaders will only pause activity if they have conditions for financing, i can't ask people to go hungry.

  2. 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.

  3. Ian Lambie:

    Put bluntly, they experience a sense of hopelessness and complete vulnerability, and a lack of sensory stimulation from the outside world, any confinement needs to be for as limited a period of time as possible, allowing the young person to reintegrate into their surroundings.

  4. Antonio Zappulla:

    No one can begin to imagine what Nazanin has endured throughout the past tortuous six years; denied her freedoms, separated from her husband and young child, battling significant illness, thrown in solitary confinement, an innocent victim of an international dispute, Nazanin has been one of many used as political pawns. Her treatment has been utterly inhumane.

  5. 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.


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