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See definition of imprisoning on Dictionary.com
  • as inconfining
  • as inimprisonment

synonyms for imprisoning

  • bounding
  • detaining
  • enclosing
  • restraining
  • jailing
  • capturing
  • confining
  • detaining
  • locking up
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How to use imprisoning in a sentence

The pleasant green hills gave place to imprisoning mesas, with red sides that looked like battlements.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
Imprisoning slopes seemed to be shutting them in without surcease, and Helen looked in vain for any aid.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
The moment the brute touched the bait the falling door slid down, imprisoning the prowler.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
Besides, my friend: every Egyptian we imprison means imprisoning two Roman soldiers to guard him.
CAESAR AND CLEOPATRAGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
But, after all, it is equally strange why a creditor should take pleasure in imprisoning a debtor.
THE LAW AND THE POOREDWARD ABBOTT PARRY
There was great persecution in many places, both by imprisoning, and by breaking up of meetings.
GEORGE FOXGEORGE FOX
And so the mouth of the old bear's den was sealed, imprisoning within, the two fugitives from the law.
THE BOY SCOUTS' FIRST CAMP FIREHERBERT CARTER
The little fellow had been about to feel himself a conqueror, and he found himself held within two imprisoning arms, impotent.
THE MONTESSORI METHODMARIA MONTESSORI
Some were for deposing the son; others for imprisoning the father.
THE EMPIRE OF AUSTRIA; ITS RISE AND PRESENT POWERJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The sun had just escaped from the folds of an imprisoning cloud, and was shining full upon the beautiful town and hill.
MEXICO AND ITS RELIGIONROBERT A. WILSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO IMPRISONING

  • bounding
  • detaining
  • enclosing
  • imprisoning
  • restraining
  • capturing
  • confining
  • detaining
  • imprisoning
  • jailing
  • locking up
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.