confination

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

confine +‎ -ation

Noun[edit]

confination (uncountable)

  1. (rare, nonstandard) The quality of being confined.
    • 1857, The Southern Journal of the Medical and Physical Sciences
      Predisposed to consumption in no other way, only by confination of body; he was somewhat stooped over, and flat-chested; one side a little more flattened than the other []