bedridden bedridden  /ˈbɛd ˌrɪ dən/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) confined to bed (by illness)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. She did not attend the meetings, for she was bedridden in Washington with malta fever, contracted three years ago while experimenting with the germs.
  2. But last November Schroeder suffered another stroke that left him bedridden, semiconscious and unable to speak.
  3. In 1941, when he was 71, Matisse nearly died of an intestinal blockage and was bedridden for much of his remaining time.

News

  1. Helen M. Jones, Maiden name Weaver

    My mother, Helen Jones, died last January 16th at Downey Regional Medical Center from old age and failing health. My mother had been bedridden and wheelchair bound for a number of years.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Downey Patriot

  2. Man neglected bedridden wife, police say

    A Riverton man is facing one count of aggravated abuse of a vulnerable adult after police say he neglected his bedridden wife to the point she needed hospital care.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KSL Salt Lake City

  3. Man charged with neglecting bedridden wife

    A Riverton man is facing one count of aggravated abuse of a vulnerable adult after police say he neglected his bedridden wife...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Deseret News

Quotes

  1. "He'll be playing on Friday night - 100 per cent, guaranteed," Cameron said. "It's not as if he's been bedridden for three or four days, he'll be over it by tomorrow sometime hopefully."
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Leon Cameron Source: The Age

  2. "He's going to class. He's walking around," Donovan said. "This is not a bedridden illness that he's on the flat of his back. He's up, moving around, walking around and he can do anything. It's just the sweating and being under physical...
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Donovan Source: SI.com

  3. "Man, if only I could be induced into a coma and still do all this stuff and be woken up at the premiere," Steve-O said to MTV News. "I hated filming that movie. I really hated it." "I was bedridden for a portion, like I had a really...
    on Sep 27, 2006 By: Steve O Source: MTV.com

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