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English adjective: shut-in

1. shut-in somewhat introverted


Synonymsintrovertish


Similarintroversive, introvertive


Antonymsambiversive, extraversive, extroversive

2. shut-in confined usually by illness


Synonymshomebound, housebound


Similarconfined


Antonymsunconfined


English noun: shut-in

1. shut-in (person) someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury


Synonymsinvalid


Broader (hypernym)diseased person, sick person, sufferer


Member meronymhomebound









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