Definition of imprisonment:
poundage, hard labor, limbo, correctional, custody, life sentence, arrest, fetter, bonds, handcuffs, isolation, restraint, release, detainment, immurement, thralldom, impounding, impoundment, life, hold, liberty, gyves, shackles, incarceration, confining, manacles, internment, irons, duress, chains, enthralling, life imprisonment, discharge, prison, bondage, detainer, freedom, durance, enslavement, captivity, quarantine, extraordinary rendition.
- punishment (part of speech: noun)
- "A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations", Joseph Mazzini Wheeler.
- "The White Peacock", D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence.
Some would even go so far as to call that imprisonment, but if each gives me his word of honour that he will make no attempt at escape, and also that he will not communicate with Stirling, then you are as free of my house and my grounds as if you were the most welcome of guests.- "A Prince of Good Fellows", Robert Barr.