Word of the Day: Prison

Prison/pri/son

Noun

  1. a place of confinement where individuals are kept

“In 1960, when I came out of prison as an ex-convict, I had more freedom under parolee supervision than there’s available…in America right now.”

Merle Haggard (1934-2016)

 

  1. a state of personal restraint

“Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation.”

Jonathan Lockwood Huie (1981- )