imprison

(redirected from imprisonments)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
References in classic literature ?
If his term of imprisonment be short - I mean comparatively, for short it cannot be - the last half year is almost worse than all; for then he thinks the prison will take fire and he be burnt in the ruins, or that he is doomed to die within the walls, or that he will be detained on some false charge and sentenced for another term: or that something, no matter what, must happen to prevent his going at large.
So they made him sign a statement which would prevent his ever sustaining an action for false imprisonment, to the effect that his incarceration was voluntary, and of his own seeking; they requested him to take notice that the officer in attendance had orders to release him at any hour of the day or night, when he might knock upon his door for that purpose; but desired him to understand, that once going out, he would not be admitted any more.
No time was lost in fruitless recounting of my imprisonment.
He answered, in a tone that went to every heart, "A long imprisonment.
It had evidently been a great distress to him, to have the days of his imprisonment recalled.
Zhob -- The court of the district and sessions judge awarded death sentence, imprisonments and imposed fines on four convicts involved in separate murder cases.
Meanwhile, the Sessions Judge sentenced two brothers Ajab Khan S/O Qadir Khan and Fateh Khan son of Qadir Khan 25 years' imprisonment in a murder case.
Additional imprisonments showing officers who reported and VJ who sentenced.