There are 2 main translations of shut-in in Spanish

: shut-in1shut-in2

shut-in1

enclaustrado, adj.

Pronunciation ///ˈʃəd ˌɪn/

adjective

  • 1

    (confined)
    enclaustrado
    encerrado
  • 2US

    (housebound)
    confinado en casa

There are 2 main translations of shut-in in Spanish

: shut-in1shut-in2

shut-in2

enfermo confinado en casa, n.

noun

US

  • 1

    enfermo confinado en casa
    • I'm actually moved when I think of how much joy I can bring into the life of this well-to-do, wheelchair-bound shut-in.
    • On the other hand, and this is especially true of shut-ins who tend to watch more television, there's still a large number of people who feel thrilled or blessed with the nonstop stimulus.
    • The program's primary aim is to assist elderly shut-ins, mentally challenged persons and drug abusers.
    • This plan was a particularly bright idea by one of our politicians who compared it to the Meals on Wheels scheme which brings food to elderly shut-ins in the USA.
    • I'm finding I don't have much to write about after a week of being a sick shut-in.
    • The old, especially those who are too weak to take walks outside, have become shut-ins.
    • At first she was bedridden and then progressed into a wheelchair, but she remained a shut-in.
    • Many Sunday mornings were spent with Mom making devotional house visitations for the shut-ins.
    • She still found time to attend protest rallies and visit shut-ins in her congregation twice a week.
    • Emma and Erna go regularly to thrift store at the Lutheran Church, and buy for the sick and shut-in or anyone else they think just might need a treasure they spy.
    • At the Westmoreland Multi-Service Center, a senior center in Mt. Pleasant, director Irene Smith helped to prepare more than 50 meals for seniors and shut-ins.
    • Despite his own self-diagnosis, he's not a shut-in.
    • During Klondike Days, the association produces a touring Klondike Revue that performs approximately 35 shows to seniors and shut-ins.
    • Help a friend's child with homework, or visit an elderly shut-in.
    • Kennedy has also helped abolish the poll tax, liberalize immigration laws, fund cancer research and create the Meals on Wheels program for shut-ins and the elderly.
    • Or maybe you can visit a sick friend or bring a meal to a shut-in.
    • Donated food from the cafeteria was delivered to shut-ins who could not make it to the emergency shelter.
    • I didn't think it was a good idea to mention it to her - she doesn't seem to require much encouragement to become a shut-in.
    • I just love talking to these shut-ins who call you.
    • John Brown, perennial shut-in, spends a lot of time indoors.