Definitions for bedriddenˈbɛdˌrɪd n

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bed•rid•denˈbɛdˌrɪd n(adj.)

  1. confined to bed from illness.

Origin of bedridden:

1300–50; ME bedreden, alter. of bedrede, OE bedreda, bedrida paralytic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bedfast, bedridden, bedrid, sick-abed(adj)

    confined to bed (by illness)


  1. bedridden(Adjective)

    confined to bed because of infirmity or illness

  2. Origin: From bedreda, from rida, with -en by analogy with past participle adjectives

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bedridden(verb)

    confined to the bed by sickness or infirmity

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


in bed for a long period because of age or sickness

She has been bedridden since the car accident.

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