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confinement

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Noun
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con=fine=ment
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CIDE DICTIONARY

confinementn. 
  •  Restraint within limits; imprisonment; any restraint of liberty; seclusion.  [1913 Webster]
    "The mind hates restraint, and is apt to fancy itself under confinement when the sight is pent up."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Restraint within doors by sickness, esp. that caused by childbirth; lying-in.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

confinement, n.
1 the act or an instance of confining; the state of being confined.
2 the time of a woman's giving birth.

THESAURUS

confinement

accouchement, beleaguerment, besetment, birth, birth throes, birthing, blessed event, blockade, blockading, boundary, bounds, childbearing, childbed, childbirth, circumscription, closeness, constraint, continence, cordoning, cramp, cramping, crowdedness, delivery, discipline, dismemberment, enclosure, envelopment, estrapade, galleys, genesis, giving birth, hair, hairbreadth, hairsbreadth, hard labor, hatching, having a baby, immurement, impalement, imprisonment, incapaciousness, incarceration, inclusion, incommodiousness, jailing, keelhauling, labor, limit, limitation, martyrdom, moderation, multiparity, narrow gauge, narrowness, nascency, nativity, nearness, parturition, penal servitude, picketing, prescription, proscription, qualification, quarantine, railriding, restrain, restraint, restrictedness, restriction, rock pile, siege, slenderness, stint, straitness, strappado, strictness, tar-and-feathering, the Nativity, the gantlet, the stork, tight squeeze, tightness, torment, torture, travail

ROGET THESAURUS

confinement

Restraint

N restraint, hindrance, coercion, cohibition, constraint, repression, suppression, discipline, control, confinement, durance, duress, imprisonment, incarceration, coarctation, entombment, mancipation, durance vile, limbo, captivity, blockade, arrest, arrestation, custody, keep, care, charge, ward, restringency, curb, lettres de cachet, limitation, restriction, protection, monopoly, prohibition, prisoner, repressionist, restrained, constrained, imprisoned, pent up, jammed in, wedged in, under lock and key, under restraint, under hatches, in swaddling clothes, on parole, in custody, doing time, cohibitive, coactive, stiff, restringent, strait-laced, hidebound, barkbound, ice bound, wind bound, weather bound, cabined cribbed confined, in Lob's pound, laid by the heels.

Production

N production, creation, construction, formation, fabrication, manufacture, building, architecture, erection, edification, coinage, diaster, organization, nisus formativus, putting together, establishment, workmanship, performance, achievement, flowering, fructification, inflorescence, bringing forth, parturition, birth, birth-throe, childbirth, delivery, confinement, accouchement, travail, labor, midwifery, obstetrics, geniture, gestation, assimilation, evolution, development, growth, entelechy, fertilization, gemination, germination, heterogamy, genesis, generation, epigenesis, procreation, progeneration, propagation, fecundation, impregnation, albumen, spontaneous generation, archegenesis, archebiosis, biogenesis, abiogenesis, digenesis, dysmerogenesis, eumerogenesis, heterogenesis, oogenesis, merogenesis, metogenesis, monogenesis, parthenogenesis, homogenesis, xenogenesis, authorship, publication, works, opus, oeuvre, biogeny, dissogeny, xenogeny, tocogony, vacuolization, edifice, building, structure, fabric, erection, pile, tower, flower, fruit, produced, producing, productive of, prolific, creative, formative, genetic, genial, genital, pregnant, enceinte, big with, fraught with, in the family way, teeming, parturient, in the straw, brought to bed of, puerperal, puerperous, digenetic, heterogenetic, oogenetic, xenogenetic, ectogenous, gamic, haematobious, sporogenous, sporophorous, architectonic, ex nihilo nihil, fiat lux, materiam superabat opus, nemo dat quod non habet.

Circumscription

N circumscription, limitation, inclosure, confinement, circumvallation, encincture, envelope, container (receptacle), circumscribed, begirt, lapt, buried in, immersed in, embosomed, in the bosom of, imbedded, encysted, mewed up, imprisoned, landlocked, in a ring fence.


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