Definitions for reclusiverɪˈklu sɪv, -zɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recluse, reclusive, withdrawn(adj)

    withdrawn from society; seeking solitude

    "lived an unsocial reclusive life"

  2. cloistered, reclusive, secluded, sequestered(adj)

    providing privacy or seclusion

    "the cloistered academic world of books"; "sat close together in the sequestered pergola"; "sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree"; "a secluded romantic spot"


  1. Reclusive(a.)

    Disposed to avoid the company of other people; living like a recluse; not sociable; -- of people.


  1. reclusive(Adjective)

    Of, characterized by, or preferring privacy and isolation; secluded.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reclusive(adj)

    affording retirement from society

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