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.
- a secluding or being secluded; retirement; isolation; privacy
- a secluded place
Origin of seclusionMedieval Latin seclusio
- a. The act of secluding: The judge ordered the seclusion of the jury.b. The state of being secluded: the seclusion of the desert.
- Archaic A secluded place or abode.
Origin of seclusionMedieval Latin s&emacron;cl&umacron;si&omacron;, s&emacron;cl&umacron;si&omacron;n-, from Latin s&emacron;cl&umacron;sus, past participle of s&emacron;cl&umacron;dere, to seclude; see seclude.
From Medieval Latin, from Latin seclusio, from secludere.