Seclusion definition

sĭ-klo͝ozhən
A secluding or being secluded; retirement; isolation; privacy.
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A secluded place.
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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.

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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.
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(archaic) A secluded place or abode.
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The act of secluding.

The judge ordered the seclusion of the jury.

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The state of being secluded.

The seclusion of the desert.

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A secluded place.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
seclusion
Plural:
seclusions

Origin of seclusion

  • Medieval Latin sēclūsiō sēclūsiōn- from Latin sēclūsus past participle of sēclūdere to seclude seclude

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Medieval Latin, from Latin seclusio, from secludere.

    From Wiktionary