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Synonyms for shut-in
ˈʃʌtˈɪn; ˈʃʌtˌɪn

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  1. invalid, shut-in(adj)

    someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury

    Synonyms:
    invalid

    Antonyms:
    extroversive, extraversive, ambiversive, unconfined

  2. introvertish, shut-in(adj)

    somewhat introverted

    Synonyms:
    homebound, housebound, introvertish

    Antonyms:
    extraversive, extroversive, unconfined, ambiversive

  3. homebound, housebound, shut-in(verb)

    confined usually by illness

    Synonyms:
    homebound, housebound, introvertish

    Antonyms:
    unconfined, extraversive, extroversive, ambiversive

  4. enclose, close in, inclose, shut in(verb)

    surround completely

    "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"

    Synonyms:
    enclose, enwrap, introduce, insert, wrap, shut in, envelop, hold in, enfold, stick in, draw in, close in, confine, inclose, put in

    Antonyms:
    extraversive, unconfined, ambiversive, extroversive

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How to use shut-in in a sentence?

  1. Virginia Woolf:

    Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.

  2. Sukrit Vijayakar:

    The move increases the risk that Libyan oil output will be shut in as the NOC in Tripoli is the only legal entity with the right to sell oil.

  3. Andy Lipow:

    The crude oil market is being supported by the Gulf of Mexico production shut-in. ... It is going to look to see if Tropical Storm Barry becomes a major flooding event that impacts the refining sector in Louisiana and impacts gas and diesel.

  4. Scott Arnold:

    From COS' perspective we believe the costs to shut in, and later restart, production are very significant. This is the case for most if not all oil sands projects, shutting in production is not something COS would contemplate, even at current spot prices.

  5. Darlene Perkins:

    Lord, when is this going to end? we don't want to be afraid. We are not going to be silenced and shut in the house by fear because the next thing that happens is fear. You thinking if you're walking down the street the police going to pull you over for walking.

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