confinement definition

  • noun:
    • The act of confining and/or condition to be confined.
    • Lying-in.
    • the work of confining and/or condition to be restricted
    • lying-in
    • Restraint within limits; imprisonment; any discipline of freedom; seclusion.
    • Restraint within doors by nausea, esp. that brought on by childbirth; lying-in.
    • hawaii of being confined; restraint within limitations; any discipline of freedom by force or other obstacle or need; therefore, imprisonment.
    • Restraint from going abroad by nausea, especially by childbirth; the lying-in of a female: as, her approaching confinement.
    • the act of keeping anything within specified bounds (by power if required)
    • concluding condition of pregnancy; through the start of contractions into beginning of a child
    • the act of restraining of a person's freedom by confining them
    • their state to be restricted

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