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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  
References in periodicals archive ?
And Mr Armitage died on December 21 after being housebound for the last few months of his life.
But now, unless my daughter Dawn takes me to hospital or shopping, I'm housebound."
The libraries' housebound service, which is run by the county council and Age Concern Warwickshire, delivers books, cassettes and audio books directly to those people who cannot get to a library.
I have been virtually housebound for some time and this scooter will open up my life."
The service quickly grew to include books and audio-tapes to housebound and elderly people throughout the area.
Nurse Robert Burton (48), was employed by South Birmingham NHS Trust at their Yardley Wood Centre and cared for a number of housebound patients.
I am fortunate because I have a car, but many disabled people are housebound without their scooters.
The Grangefield pensioner first started using the free Housebound Library Service six years ago.
BLOOD tests in community clinics were scrapped not to save cash but to reduce waiting times for frail housebound patients, according to health bosses.
West Bromwich East Labour MP Mr Peter Snape is adopting a "food for thought" approach to meet his housebound constituents - by delivering them their lunches with the Meals on Wheels Service.
There are probably hundreds of pensioners who need help because ofmaybe being housebound or theymay have hearing problems.
Hugh O'Brien-Quinn, prosecuting, at Stafford Crown Court said 79-year-old Gwendoline Bate was diabetic and virtually housebound after a stroke.