- Seclusion is defined as isolation, privacy or being away from others, or a private or sheltered place that is away from others.
When you hide away in your bedroom and you see and speak to no one, this is an example of a time when you are in seclusion.
seclusion definition by Webster's New World
- a secluding or being secluded; retirement; isolation; privacy
- a secluded spot
Origin: Midieval Latin seclusio
seclusion definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. The act of secluding.b. The state of being secluded. See Synonyms at solitude.
- A secluded place or abode.
Origin: Medieval Latin sēclūsiō, sēclūsiōn-, from Latin sēclūsus, past participle of sēclūdere, to seclude; see seclude.