Word of the Day: Prisoner

Word of the Day: Prisoner Prisoner/pris/on/er Noun:
  1. a person who has had their freedoms restricted and must serve a sentence of confinement in a specific location for a certain period of time
“We are all prisoners but some of us are in cells with windows and some without.” – Kahlill Gibran (1883-1931)
  1. a person who exercises personal restraint
“In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.”  – Ivan Illache (1926-2002)
  1. a person who is or feels trapped by fear
English “Her childhood, then her adolescence, had taught her patience, hope, silence and the easy manipulation of the weapons and virtues of all prisoners. – translated by Janet Flanner (1892-1978) French “Son efance, son adolescence, lui avaient appris la patience, l’espoir, le silence, le maniement aisé des armes et des vertus des prisonniers.”– Chéri Collete (1873-1954)
  1. a person who is mentally or spiritually bound to something
“Therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called.” – Ephesians 4:1