What does seclusion mean?

Definitions for seclusion
sɪˈklu ʒənseclu·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. privacy, privateness, seclusionnoun

    the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others

  2. seclusionnoun

    the act of secluding yourself from others


  1. seclusionnoun

    The act of secluding, or the state of being secluded; a shutting out or keeping apart, or the state of being shut out, as from company, society, the world, etc.; retirement; privacy; solitude: as, to live in seclusion.

  2. seclusionnoun

    A secluded place.


  1. Seclusion

    Seclusion is the act of secluding (i.e. isolating from society), the state of being secluded, or a place that facilitates it (a secluded place). A person, couple, or larger group may go to a secluded place for privacy or peace and quiet. The seclusion of an individual is called solitude.


  1. seclusion

    Seclusion refers to the state of being private and away from other people. It can also be referred to as a place that is quiet, private and not near to people, activities, or places. This can be a self-imposed state or action, or one done by others for safety or peace reasons. It denotes isolation, solitude, or retreat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seclusionnoun

    the act of secluding, or the state of being secluded; separation from society or connection; a withdrawing; privacy; as, to live in seclusion


  1. Seclusion

    Seclusion is the third album by the Scottish rock band Aereogramme. The album artwork was created by Aaron Turner.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seclusion in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seclusion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of seclusion in a Sentence

  1. Prophet Mohammed, Muslim:

    A Muslim who meets with others and shares their burdens is better than one who lives a life of seclusion and contemplation.

  2. Joe Keenan:

    There are, however, people in this world who seldom pick up a newspaper, people who, when watching television, sneer in displeasure and change channels at the first glimpse of an anchorperson. While such willfully uninformed citizens are rare, emerging from seclusion only to serve on juries in trials of great national significance, they do exist.

  3. Lee Yeon-woo:

    Shincheonji destroys families and separates children from their parents, i can't sleep at night thinking my daughter might have been infected and is groaning with pain in seclusion.

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    immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
    A occasional
    B sought
    C greedy
    D noninvasive

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