[ kuh n-fahynd ]
/ kənˈfaɪnd /


limited or restricted.
unable to leave a place because of illness, imprisonment, etc.
being in childbirth; being in parturition.


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Origin of confined

OTHER WORDS FROM confined Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for unconfined (1 of 2)

/ (ˌʌnkənˈfaɪnd) /


not enclosed or restricted; free
(of an emotion) not restricted or disguisedunconfined joy

British Dictionary definitions for unconfined (2 of 2)

/ (kənˈfaɪnd) /


enclosed or restricted; limited
in childbed; undergoing childbirth

Derived forms of confined

confinedly (kənˈfaɪnɪdlɪ), adverbconfinedness, noun
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