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View synonyms for housebound

housebound

[ hous-bound ]

adjective

  1. restricted to the house, as by bad weather or illness.


housebound

/ ˈhaʊsˌbaʊnd /

adjective

  1. unable to leave one's house because of illness, injury, etc


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Word History and Origins

Origin of housebound1

First recorded in 1875–80; house + -bound 1
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Example Sentences

Two years later, she and their daughter remain largely housebound, fearful of being identified by members of the Taliban.

From Time

“I’ve been housebound for the past year, and it was so nice to talk to another person, just to interact with an adult, enjoy the day,” Race said.

So it’s unsurprising that as we turn to 2021, many Americans are seeking ways to develop new habits and bring some structure and routine back into their largely housebound lives.

From Vox

People have more time on their hands and are housebound so want to be taken somewhere else.

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