Adjective(1) confined to bed (by illness
(1) They were an ancient bedridden couple, propped up side-by-side on pillows.(2) When the evictors arrived at one home they found only a bedridden woman, Margaret Mackay, who was almost 100 years old.(3) Lusty young rock bands and just about everyone else shuddered at the prospect of bedridden helplessness and a general loss of independence.(4) Every 30-40 days I am bedridden with high fever, pain on both sides of neck and am unable to eat.(5) The old lady was helplessly bedridden but was nursed to health by this caring neighbour.(6) He was bedridden and immobile, and literally nothing but skin and bone by the end.(7) Being bedridden and isolated eventually bores Christiane, so she requests her television set.(8) Anatoli, 38, has been bedridden for the last two years, crippled by the same disease.(9) Like the English cartoonist Gerald Scarfe, John began drawing to while away the hours when bedridden as a child.(10) But I'm not ready yet because it hurts a lot and I would be bedridden for at least eight months.(11) She has to make sure she turns the bedridden every two hours, or they will get bedsores.(12) I have been bedridden for 10 years, so I have had quite a lot of different carers over the years.(13) The father-of-two was bedridden for months as he battled to overcome extensive injuries.(14) And I was the last person to interview William Gerhardy, who was then bedridden and about 90.(15) During their stay, some of them have fallen ill and are bedridden .(16) She tenderly cares for her bedridden mother (euthanasia not being next on her agenda).
(1) bedridden :: bedlêend
1. confined to bed ::
2. sick in bed ::
siek in die bed
3. laid up ::
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So I was BEDRIDDEN in hospital
for many years
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