Definition of Imprisoned

1. Adjective. Being in captivity.

Exact synonyms: Captive, Confined, Jailed
Similar to: Unfree
Derivative terms: Captive, Captive, Captive, Captivity, Captivity



Definition of Imprisoned

1. Verb. (past of imprison) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Imprisoned

1. imprison [v] - See also: imprison

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imprisoned

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imprisoned (current term)
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Literary usage of Imprisoned

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"The episcopal registrar, John Woods of Kirk Malew, was twice imprisoned (1720 and 1721) for refusing to act without the bishop's direction. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"The judgment was that the petitioner, Hans Nielsen, baring been convicted of the crime of adultery, be imprisoned in the penitentiary of the Territory for ..."

3. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"The apostles never imprisoned any, but were imprisoned themselves. ... If the love of God had broken your hearts, ye would not have imprisoned me; ..."

4. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... a Member of Congress, fined and imprisoned—Petitioners for his Release found Guilty of Sedition. fined and imprisoned—Holt, Publisher of New London Bee, ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Thus the State issued dogmatic decrees, the force of which had been anticipated earlier, as when Jacques Gouet was imprisoned on charges of impiety in June, ..."

6. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, Charles M. Barnes (1884)
"Debtors imprisoned in New York in a state prison for a term less than their natural lives, or imprisoned in any penitentiary or to ..."

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