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Definition of "imprisonment" []

  • A confinement in a place, especially a prison. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "imprisonment" in a sentence
  • "The term, €˜rigorous imprisonment€ ™, has become an oxymoron € "prisoners now prefer and are allowed a life of leisure. €œIf a person is sentenced to rigorous imprisonment, he has to compulsorily do some menial work like washing vessels or mopping floors."
  • "“I have just learned,” resumed the nun, “that your conduct this morning, which is understood to have thrown a premeditated insult upon the abbess, is to be punished with what they call imprisonment; alas! why should I soften the truth, — with what I believe is death itself, for who ever returned alive from that hideous chamber.”"
  • "The most profound effect of my imprisonment is the positive realization of the freedoms and liberties that our country affords to its citizens by the"