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synonyms for bedridden

  • disabled
  • ill
  • infirm
  • ailing
  • flat on one's back
  • incapacitated
  • invalid
  • prostrate
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antonyms for bedridden

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  • healthy
  • sound
  • strong
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How to use bedridden in a sentence

Six days later she was discharged, but she was bedridden for two more weeks with chest pains, a rapid pulse, and general exhaustion.
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She was expected to stay home and help her beleaguered and sometimes bedridden mother, but she was the smartest kid in town with ambition to burn.
THERE IS A BETTER WAY TO USE POWER AT WORK. THIS FORGOTTEN BUSINESS GURU HAS THE SECRETSMATTHEW BARZUNJUNE 15, 2021TIME
When for a couple of weeks Renee herself was bedridden — fatigued and wheezing — there were rumors that she, too, had passed away.
“WE DON’T EVEN KNOW WHO IS DEAD OR ALIVE”: TRAPPED INSIDE AN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY DURING THE PANDEMICBY AVA KOFMANNOVEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
One of these calls led him to a house where an old woman was bedridden.
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
The old Signora Montani is bedridden; how could she get to mass?
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOLUME 5, NO. 1, JANUARY, 1852VARIOUS
But she had his bedridden mother to look after, and the children, and she broke down under it, and finally had to ask for help.
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Elvira's bedridden old mother heard me, and she was so crazy for some one to talk with, I stepped in a minute.
A GIRL OF THE LIMBERLOSTGENE STRATTON PORTER
He is sitting in a cottars house, reading the Bible to an old bedridden woman, the farm servants gathered round to get his word.
SPARE HOURSJOHN BROWN
Not only was the house empty, but, with the exception of a few sick and bedridden old people, there was not a soul in the village.
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He mentioned to me as a secret, that he is courting a young lady who has, as no doubt you are aware, a bedridden Pa.
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WORDS RELATED TO BEDRIDDEN

  • bedfast
  • bedridden
  • bound
  • chilled
  • circumscribed
  • compassed
  • cooped up
  • cramp
  • cramped
  • detained
  • flattened out
  • grounded
  • hampered
  • held
  • iced
  • imprisoned
  • in chains
  • in jail
  • incarcerated
  • incommodious
  • indisposed
  • invalided
  • jailed
  • locked up
  • on ice
  • pent
  • restrained
  • restricted
  • sealed up
  • shut in
  • sick
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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