incarcerated

[ verb in-kahr-suh-reyt; adjective in-kahr-ser-it, -suh-reyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF incarcerated
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Fraser was incarcerated in a quiet, very private asylum, and that was all.

It was written while she was incarcerated in the cell of a lonely prison.

How to escape from prison was ever the thoughts by day and dreams by night of the incarcerated.

I related, in a few words, who I was and how I came to be incarcerated.

He still didn't know why he was incarcerated, or what regulation he had broken.

He was not sent back to the Success, but was incarcerated in the jail at Melbourne.

He is the first glimpse of the outside world I have had since I was incarcerated in this asylum.

As many as forty persons have been incarcerated in it at one time.

I had been incarcerated more than a year before I could obtain my release.

Know you not that only male prisoners are incarcerated in the Beauchamp Tower?

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, a back-formation from incarceration, or else from Medieval Latin incarceratus, past participle of incarcerare "to imprison" (see incarceration). Related: Incarcerated; incarcerating.

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