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ˈklɔɪ stərdclois·tered

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cloistered, cloistral, conventual, monastic, monasticaladjective

    of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows

  2. cloistered, reclusive, secluded, sequesteredadjective

    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. cloisteredadjective

    Pertaining to one who lives in a cloister or a cloister-like environment, or who was raised that way.

  2. cloisteredadjective

    Pertaining to isolation, protection, being hidden way for the sake of maintaining innocence; naive, lacking in worldliness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cloistered

    of Cloister

  2. Cloisteredadjective

    dwelling in cloisters; solitary

  3. Cloisteredadjective

    furnished with cloisters

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cloistered in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cloistered in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of cloistered in a Sentence

  1. Aimee Bahng:

    Even though we might be sort of cloistered away in the ivory tower or something, we felt very much moved by, incited by, inspired by a lot of the activists' work following the failure to indict Darren Wilson after the events in Ferguson, we wanted to not leave this behind after winter break.

  2. Jerry Weintraub:

    He was completely aware of the level of fame because that's what destroyed him. He was cloistered, he was locked up all the time, he couldn't go out to a restaurant unless we closed the restaurant, he couldn't go to a movie unless we closed the theater ... it's a very hard way to live. Listen: He gave up his freedom knowingly because he was such a huge star.

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