restricted to the house, as by bad weather or illness.

1875–80; house + -bound1 Unabridged
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housebound (ˈhaʊsˌbaʊnd)
unable to leave one's house because of illness, injury, etc

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housebound house·bound (hous'bound')
Confined to one's home, as by illness.

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Example sentences
Frank has settled into a melancholy housebound rut and is disconcerted by her
  sudden appearance.
Within a few years his heart was so weak that he was housebound and on the
  waiting list for a transplant.
But the day may be at hand when riders don't want to give up their housebound
  bicycles when the seasons change.
About half of the elderly who are housebound or in nursing homes experience
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