Associations to the word «Confinement»


CONFINEMENT, noun. The act of confining or the state of being confined
CONFINEMENT, noun. Lying-in, time of giving birth

Dictionary definition

CONFINEMENT, noun. Concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours".
CONFINEMENT, noun. The act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them.
CONFINEMENT, noun. The state of being confined; "he was held in confinement".
CONFINEMENT, noun. The act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary); "the restriction of the infection to a focal area".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley