Definition of immurement in English:


Pronunciation /iˈmyo͝ormənt/ /ɪˈmjʊrmənt/


See immure

‘It is about a 14th-century anchoress who after three years of immurement waiting for divine revelation which did not come, declares, as many have done, ‘there is no God’.’
  • ‘Unfortunately, the coming of Shakuni, accompanying his sister to her life-long immurement in darkness in Hastinapura compelled by Bhishma, changed the entire completion of the situation.’
  • ‘The glass of Amontillado he drinks is suggested by Poe's own narrative of morbid immurement.’