Definitions for reclusiverɪˈklu sɪv, -zɪv
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
re•clu•siverɪˈklu sɪv, -zɪv(adj.)
shut off from the world; living in seclusion.
characterized by seclusion; solitary.
Origin of reclusive:
recluse, reclusive, withdrawn(adj)
withdrawn from society; seeking solitude
"lived an unsocial reclusive life"
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"
Of, characterized by, or preferring privacy and isolation; secluded.
affording retirement from society
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