Recent Examples of bedridden from the Web
Last year, hospitalized and bedridden for several months following a suicide attempt, Salina Marie Gomez turned on individual notifications for Elon Musk’s tweets.
Cuoco posted a photo to Instagram on Thursday of herself bedridden in the hospital and recovering from an apparent shoulder surgery.
Elizabeth looks around the room and notices paintings by Erica (Miriam Shor), the dying, bedridden artist who was married to one of Elizabeth's targets.
Barbara, nearly blind at 66, died bedridden and alone of a heart attack in 1979 in the penthouse of The Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
Loss of muscle power begins within a day or two of becoming bedridden, explains Amit Arora, a geriatrician.
Daniel’s girlfriend, Aldora, has only recently been released from the hospital and is bedridden — too weak to stand and barely able to speak — with flies circling and cats crawling around her.
Jose Sepulveda is a bedridden cancer survivor whose wife hauls him onto the front porch every day because the heat is insufferable inside.
Near the opening of this black-humored novel, a bedridden eighty-year-old woman living in a Reykjavík garage schedules her cremation and embarks on her life story.
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Origin and Etymology of bedridden
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Definition of bedridden for English Language Learners
: forced to stay in bed because of illness or weakness
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