- confirmation bias,
- confirmation hearings
Origin of confinement
Examples from the Web for confinement
By late Jan. 2003, Tenet had signed the first formal guidelines for interrogation and confinement.
Despite the confinement, those early years were often idyllic.
The Army court-martialed him, sentencing him to 30 days' confinement and a dishonorable discharge.We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night|Nathan Bradley Bethea|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The requirement for you to submit to confinement is reinforced by accepting the first bag of peanuts.
After a period of confinement, Sitting Bull was assigned to the Standing Rock reservation in South Dakota in 1883.
He beguiled the tedious hours of confinement by study, relieving his mind by varying its objects.The Life of Hugo Grotius|Charles Butler
They repaired on board ships, they descended into dungeons where their husbands, children or friends were in confinement.
Condorcet wrote the best tract on the subject, while in confinement at a widow's house near Paris, before his execution.
He also says, that the Raja was carried to Kathmandu, where he died after some confinement.An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal|Fancis Buchanan Hamilton
While thus engaged, a man, dressed in the uniform of a rebel officer, was brought in for confinement in the barracks.Daring and Suffering:|William Pittenger
1590s, from French confinement (16c.; the Old French word was confinacion), from confiner (see confine). As a euphemism for "childbed" it dates from 1774 (the Middle English expression was Our Lady's bands).