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housebound

(hous′bound′)
adj.
Confined to one's home, as by illness.

politically correct

Politically sensitive adjective Referring to language reflecting awareness and sensitivity to another person's physical, mental, cultural, or other disadvantages or deviations from a norm; a person is not mentally retarded, but rather mentally challenged; a person is not obese but rather has an eating disorder, etc
Politically correct-a microglossary
Former term PC term
American Indian Native American
Black African American
Demented Disoriented, severely confused
Handicapped Disadvantaged
Homophobic Heterosexually biased
Housebound Domestic
(American) Indian  Native American
Mentally retarded Mentally disabled or challenged
Obese Large, ample, right-sized
Oriental  Asian
Physically handicapped Physically disadvantaged
Poorly educated Educationally disadvantaged
Racist Culturally insensitive
Stupid Educationally challenged
Politically correct ad absurdum–a microglossary
PCAA term Translation
Colorful Flaky, fruity
Detail oriented  Anal-retentive or, if extreme, obsessive compulsive
Eccentric  Nuts, weird
Enthusiastic & hopeful  Insufferably arrogant
Follicly challenged  Bald
Knowledge deficient Ignorant
Obtunded Stupid
Sexual arts specialist  Prostitute, hooker
Sexual arts aficionado  Slut, sleaze
Vertically challenged Short
Vertically enhanced  Tall
Visually challenged Myopic  
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There are some members of the community who for various reasons are housebound and often not able to visit friends and family at this special time.
YOBS: CCTV pictures of the pair of thieves stealing Christine Miller's chair; LIFELINE: Arthritis sufferer Christine Miller, from Blyth, has been left housebound by the theft of her wheelchair from outside a shop
John, who was unable to leave his home all weekend, was devastated at the thought of being housebound for good.
It was a great station for the housebound and provided a great information service.
Many of the members would be housebound without the kind-hearted volunteers who make the outings possible.
A housebound grandmother left without a 'vital' panic button after her BT phone line went down has been reconnected - 45 days on.
Now, as well as delivering shopping to housebound residents, the team will also be generating home fire safety checks.
The Angus kirk's minister, Malcolm Rooney, said his sermons had been taped for the housebound for years.
DOZENS of elderly housebound people in Nuneaton had to go without vital medication in the aftermath of the latest bout of tyre-slashing to hit the town.
The government has increased fuel payments but what is needed in really cold weather is constant heating for those who are housebound.
In recent years, he has been almost housebound,'' Brailer said.
In the face of a weak economy that drifted downward over the last year, particularly in the Bay Area, The Salvation Army in San Francisco was able to assist a growing number of needy individuals -- reaching a total of 93,589 children, women and men -- in children's campership programs, after school recreational programs, food box and food delivery programs to the housebound or handicapped, transitional housing, and alcohol, drug and HIV detoxification programs," said Lt.