Definition of immurement in US English:

immurement

noun

  • See immure

    • ‘Unfortunately, the coming of Shakuni, accompanying his sister to her life-long immurement in darkness in Hastinapura compelled by Bhishma, changed the entire completion of the situation.’
    • ‘The glass of Amontillado he drinks is suggested by Poe's own narrative of morbid immurement.’
    • ‘It is about a 14th-century anchoress who after three years of immurement waiting for divine revelation which did not come, declares, as many have done, ‘there is no God’.’

Pronunciation

immurement

/ɪˈmjʊrmənt//iˈmyo͝ormənt/