sickroom

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sick·room

 (sĭk′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
A room occupied by a sick person.

sickroom

(ˈsɪkˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
n
1. (Medicine) a room to which a person who is ill is confined
2. (Medicine) a room set aside, as in a school, for people who are taken ill

sick•room

(ˈsɪkˌrum, -ˌrʊm)

n.
a room in which a sick person is confined.
[1740–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sickroom - a room to which a sick person is confinedsickroom - a room to which a sick person is confined
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
Translations

sickroom

[ˈsɪkrʊm] Ncuarto m del enfermo

sickroom

[ˈsɪkruːm] ninfirmerie f

sickroom

[ˈsɪkˌrʊm] nstanza di malato
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She also speaks of a locked door of communication with the sickroom, the key of which had been removed, nobody knew by whom.
Meg had a quiet rapture, and then brooded over the letter, while Jo set the sickroom in order, and Hannah `knocked up a couple of pies in case of company unexpected".
A very few lines from Edmund shewed her the patient and the sickroom in a juster and stronger light than all Lady Bertram's sheets of paper could do.
The second princess had just come from the sickroom with her eyes red from weeping and sat down beside Dr.
He almost always saw her before going to the sickroom, and she appealed to him as to what she could do for mamma.
In the government schools physical facilities like playground, classroom furniture, sickrooms, seating place and special facilities for girls' students should be improved along with drinking water and toilet etc.
The "special quality to the silence at night" at the Cedars reminds Max of "the silence that [he] knew in the sickrooms of [his] childhood" where he was isolated in a place apart "where no one else could enter" (71), not even his mother, or the doctor.
It is therefore a duty not to avoid the places where the poor who lack the most basic necessities are to be found but rather to seek them out, and not to shun sickrooms or debtors' prisons and so forth in order to avoid sharing painful feelings one may not be able to resist.
She also indicated the sickrooms are not sufficient which makes it difficult to isolate the patients from one another.