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Definition of "immured" [immured]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of immure. (verb)
  • Imprisoned or confined (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "immured" in a sentence
  • "As I passed over them something drew me to descend, not that I so desired, but that the collective magnetic forces of the human beings therein immured, deprived me not only of the power, but, in a great degree, of the disposition to resist."
  • "I "immured" myself far away from the scene of turmoil and strife, and was happy so long as I kept my eyes on my books and manuscripts."
  • "This lady died; but her lessons were indelibly impressed on the mind of Safie, who sickened at the prospect of again returning to Asia, and being immured within the walls of a haram, allowed only to occupy herself with infantile amusements, ill suited to the temper of her soul, now accustomed to grand ideas and a noble emulation for virtue."