sickroom
noun Date: 1749 a room in which a person is confined by sickness

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  • sickroom — [sik′ro͞om΄] n. the room to which a sick person is confined …   English World dictionary

  • sickroom — [[t]sɪ̱kruːm[/t]] sickrooms also sick room N COUNT A sickroom is a room in which a sick person is lying in bed. Close friends were allowed into the sickroom now, provided they didn t stay too long …   English dictionary

  • sickroom — UK [ˈsɪkruːm] / US [ˈsɪkˌrum] noun [countable] Word forms sickroom : singular sickroom plural sickrooms a room where someone who is ill rests or gets medical treatment …   English dictionary

  • sickroom — /sik roohm , room /, n. a room in which a sick person is confined. [1740 50; SICK1 + ROOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • sickroom — noun A room to be used by someone who is ill …   Wiktionary

  • sickroom — sick·room sik .rüm, .ru̇m n a room in which a person is confined by sickness …   Medical dictionary

  • sickroom — Synonyms and related words: VA hospital, asylum, base hospital, clinic, community hospital, convalescent home, convalescent hospital, evacuation hospital, field hospital, general hospital, home, hospital, infirmary, inpatient clinic, maison de… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sickroom — sick|room [ˈsık rum, ru:m] n a room where someone who is ill can go to lie down …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sickroom — sick|room [ sık,rum ] noun count a room where someone who is sick rests or gets medical treatment …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sickroom — n. room set aside for a sick person …   English contemporary dictionary

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