Recent Examples of bedridden from the Web
His family members were consumed with their own guilt about the attack: His mother, for being bedridden after an operation and not able to pick him up from school.
Being the only other person in the house at the time, Williams moved quickly to rescue her aunt, Paula Turner, 49, who is bedridden due to cerebral palsy and scoliosis.
His favorite receiver with the Chiefs, Otis Taylor, has been bedridden for years.
Also strong are LaPaglia and Miranda Otto as his bedridden wife, Esther.
Trumpcare began Thursday wheezing and disoriented, a half-dead, bedridden bill that had become unrecognizable to its own parents.
Then, after Chelsea's mother was left bedridden from a car accident, Tracey Rains and her husband, Carl, filled in.
After those excursions, Skousen can be bedridden for several days with painful muscle contractions.
Bell said he was thrown into solitary confinement rooms, held under scalding hot showers that left him bedridden for weeks and had all of his teeth, which were rotted, pulled without numbing medication.
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BEDRIDDEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bedridden for English Language Learners
: forced to stay in bed because of illness or weakness
BEDRIDDEN Defined for Kids
Definition of bedridden for Students
- bedridden patients
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