adjective. ['ˈbɛˌdrɪdən'] confined to bed (by illness).
- bedreda (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- rida (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Rhymes with Bedridden
How do you pronounce bedridden?
Pronounce bedridden as ˈbɛˌdrɪdən.
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Sentences with bedridden
This will help you see the importance of having someone around to reposition a bedridden person.
2. Verb, base form
Although not fatal, typhoid can make you bedridden for up to several weeks and might require hospitalization.
3. Noun, singular or mass
A parent who is bedridden may not be able to supervise the child adequately.