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Synonyms for captive

Noun

1. prisoner, captive, unfortunate, unfortunate person
usage: a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
2. captive, animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna
usage: an animal that is confined
3. captive, emotional person
usage: a person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion

Adjective

1. captive, confined, imprisoned, jailed, unfree (vs. free)
usage: being in captivity
2. captive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped, attentive (vs. inattentive)
usage: giving or marked by complete attention to; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "then wrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"
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