Captivity in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Captivity

the state or period of being imprisoned, confined, or enslaved

Examples of Captivity in a sentence

Protestors shouted that keeping the zoo animals in captivity violated their basic rights.  🔊

Years of captivity had changed the once wild lion into a docile creature.  🔊

Fearing the possibility of captivity, the criminal looked for a way to escape capture.  🔊

Living in captivity meant that the creatures no longer had to seek shelter on their own.  🔊

Nelson Mandela was freed from jail after 27 years in captivity.  🔊

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