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Definition of "bedridden" [bedridden]

  • Confined to bed because of illness or infirmity. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bedridden" in a sentence
  • "I have had, in my short practice, two patients, who considered themselves _bedlars_, as you will find the common people in the part you are going to, call them -- bedridden, that is."
  • "After disappearing for a few months (in her own words, "bedridden" by Russell),"
  • "Russell Brand leaves Katy Perry "bedridden" for days."