immuration / ɪˈmyʊər /


immuration 的定义

v. 有主动词 verb

im·mured, im·mur·ing.

  1. to enclose within walls.
  2. to shut in; seclude or confine.
  3. to imprison.
  4. to build into or entomb in a wall.
  5. Obsolete. to surround with walls; fortify.

immuration 近义词


等同于 imprisonment


等同于 confinement


  1. It never forged a chain to bind a heretic or an adversary, nor erected a prison to immure him.
  2. Some of the consignees were mobbed, and all were obliged to fly to the castle, and there immure themselves.
  3. I will immure myself against your cries, and lock myself up to your lamentations.
  4. But it was affrighting to realize that the very physical feature which provided a refuge might also immure them in a living tomb.
  5. She was not one of those napkin people who hide their talents, or who immure their lights under superincumbent bushels.