- 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.
- a secluding or being secluded; retirement; isolation; privacy
- a secluded spot
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 sēclūsiō, sēclūsiōn-, from Latin sēclūsus, past participle of sēclūdere, to seclude; see seclude.