con·fine·ment /kənˈfaɪnmənt/ 名詞
1. Restraint within limits; imprisonment; any restraint of liberty; seclusion.
The mind hates restraint, and is apt to fancy itself under confinement when the sight is pent up. --Addison.
2. Restraint within doors by sickness, esp. that caused by childbirth; lying-in.
n 1: concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to
the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
[syn: parturiency, labor, labour, lying-in, travail,
2: the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining
3: the state of being confined; "he was held in confinement"