What does Confinement mean?

Definitions for Confinementkənˈfaɪn mənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Confinement.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbed(noun)

    concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child

    "she was in labor for six hours"

  2. confinement(noun)

    the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them

  3. confinement(noun)

    the state of being confined

    "he was held in confinement"

  4. restriction, confinement(noun)

    the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)

    "the restriction of the infection to a focal area"


  1. confinement(Noun)

    the act of confining or the state of being confined

  2. confinement(Noun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Confinement(noun)

    restraint within limits; imprisonment; any restraint of liberty; seclusion

  2. Confinement(noun)

    restraint within doors by sickness, esp. that caused by childbirth; lying-in


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Confinement in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Confinement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Wayne Pacelle:

    This is the last bastion of cage confinement in industrial ag.

  2. Robert A. Heinlein, "If This Goes On":

    Each man is his own prisoner, in solitary confinement for life.

  3. Karl Kraus:

    The world is a prison in which solitary confinement is preferable.

  4. Anthony Kennedy:

    This idea of total incarceration just isn't working and it's not humane, solitary confinement literally drives men mad.

  5. Robert Meek:

    We are in a small group of states that have come around to the point of view that solitary confinement is harmful to the mentally ill.

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