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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
bedriddenbed‧rid‧den /ˈbedˌrɪdn/ adjective  MIunable to leave your bed, especially because you are old or ill
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bedriddenIn 1999 he took the key role of the bedridden father in the ensemble piece Magnolia.He was bedridden for nearly a week.For decades the bond business had been the bedridden giant of Wall Street.During the time I was bedridden, I spent countless hours writing encouraging letters and praying for others.He has been bedridden now for over two years.He once led half the congregation through the streets of Georgetown to bring the Eucharist to a bedridden parishioner.The slides are then shown to the bedridden patient.Often bedridden, young Toulouse-Lautrec developed his artistic abilities by filling notebooks with sketches.
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