When someone is bedridden, they are confined to a bed or wheelchair because they are too ill to walk. This can often mean that they are unable to do anything else except be sick.

  • He is bedridden because of a serious illness.

  • She is bedridden because she broke her leg.

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Example Sentences for bedridden

  • 1

    In the following segment the audience sees Hans sick and bedridden.

  • 2

    By the time he was 16, Ray became very ill and was bedridden.

  • 3

    He fell ill with dysentery and was bedridden by the end of May 1944.

  • 4

    When the story starts, the emperor Sundara Chola is ill and bedridden.

  • 5

    In May 1649, Pembroke fell ill and spent the rest of 1649 bedridden.

  • 6

    The labor renders him ill, however, and he is soon permanently bedridden.

  • 7

    At the age of three, Beard was bedridden with malaria.

  • 8

    Individuals can become mute or bedridden.

  • 9

    He is soon bedridden and in constant pain.

  • 10

    She is still bedridden from the shock of this occurrence.