Definition of Bedfast

1. Adjective. Confined to bed (by illness).

Exact synonyms: Bedrid, Bedridden, Sick-abed
Similar to: Ill, Sick



Definition of Bedfast

1. Adjective. unable to leave one's bed, especially because of illness, weakness or obesity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bedfast

1. confined to bed [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bedfast

bedevil
bedeviled
bedeviling
bedevilled
bedevilling
bedevilment
bedevilments
bedevils
bedew
bedewed
bedewer
bedewers
bedewing
bedews
bedewy
bedfast (current term)
bedfellow
bedfellows
bedform
bedforms
bedframe
bedframes
bedful
bedfuls
bedgown
bedgowns
bedground
bedgrounds
bedhead
bedhop

Literary usage of Bedfast

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of the Troubles and Memorable Transactions in Scotland, in the by John Spalding (1829)
"The bishop of Edinburgh goes also ; the archbishop of Glasgow lying bedfast, might not move ; the bishops of Aberdeen, Murray, and the rest, ..."

2. Home Care of Consumptives by Roy Leon French (1916)
"CHAPTER XIX CARE OF THE bedfast PATIENT UNDER a number of different conditions, the patient at home as well as in a sanatorium should be or must be in bed. ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"Bedridden, confined to bed : as " He's been bedfast these six days ; " " The doctor goes to them as are bedfast ; " " She was bedfast weeks last back-end ..."

4. A Glossary of Words Used in South-west Lincolnshire: (Wapentake of Graffoe). by Robert Eden George Cole (1886)
"Bedridden, confined to bed : as " He's been bedfast these six days ; " " The doctor goes to them as are bedfast ; " " She was bedfast weeks last back-end ..."

5. Trends in the Health of Older Americans: U. S., 1994 by R. A. Cohen, J. F. Van Nostrand (1996)
"Nursing home residents who are confined to a bed or chair are the most severely disabled in mobility. bedfast residents, in particular, are at increased ..."

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