Synonyms of shut in


1. invalid, shut-in, sick person, diseased person, sufferer

usage: someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury


1. enclose, close in, inclose, shut in, surround, environ, ring, skirt, border

usage: surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"


1. introvertish, shut-in, introversive (vs. extroversive) (vs. ambiversive), introvertive

usage: somewhat introverted

2. homebound, housebound, shut-in, confined (vs. unconfined)

usage: confined usually by illness

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