Definition of Bedridden

1. Adjective. Confined to bed (by illness).

Exact synonyms: Bedfast, Bedrid, Sick-abed
Similar to: Ill, Sick



Definition of Bedridden

1. Adjective. confined to bed because of infirmity or illness ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bedridden

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bedridden

bedrapes
bedraping
bedraw
bedream
bedrel
bedrench
bedrenched
bedrenches
bedrenching
bedrest
bedribble
bedribbled
bedribbles
bedribbling
bedrid
bedridden (current term)
bedriddenness
bedright
bedrights
bedrip
bedrite
bedrive
bedrivel
bedriveled
bedriveling
bedrivelled
bedrivelling
bedrivels
bedrizzle
bedrizzled

Literary usage of Bedridden

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1905)
"izing symptoms, but bedridden for several months with profound headache, frequent vomiting and rapidly failing vision, was operated upon three months ago ..."

2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"... of an old bald bedridden knave she had to her good man : " Poor woman as I am, what shall I do ? I have an old grim sire to my husband, ..."

3. The Anatomy of melancholy v. 3 by Robert Burton (1875)
"Insomuch that she did not complain without a cause in 8 Apuleius, of an old bald bedridden ... bedridden ..."

4. The Health Exhibition Literature (1884)
"There were three old maidens, and one of them had been bedridden for ten years. ... THE bedridden SISTER. she was supposed to have communion in some way ..."

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