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  1. bedridden.
  2. worn-out; exhausted; decrepit.
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Origin of bedrid

before 1000; Middle English bedrede, Old English bedreda, bedrida, equivalent to bed bed + -rida rider, akin to ride
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Historical Examples

  • Not even Orthodoxy, bedrid as she seemed, but will have a hand in this confusion.

    The French Revolution

    Thomas Carlyle

  • Germany at large, though it lay so silent, in its bedrid condition, was in great anxiety.

  • I'd knock a feller down 'at called me 'liar' to my face, even now, old an' bedrid' as I be.

    The Brass Bound Box

    Evelyn Raymond

  • Bedrid here, like an old block of wood, an' her—She thinks she's arrested somebody, Susanna does!

    The Brass Bound Box

    Evelyn Raymond

  • Her voice of call is exceedingly musical, and sounds sweetly in the ears of the infirm and bedrid.