- sheltered or screened from general activity, view, etc.: a secluded cottage.
- withdrawn from or involving little human or social activity: a secluded life.
Origin of secluded
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- to place in or withdraw into solitude; remove from social contact and activity, etc.
- to isolate; shut off; keep apart: They secluded the garden from the rest of the property.
Origin of seclude
Examples from the Web for secluded
It is specifically written for the domestic woman who feels, in its words, “unknown,” “obscure,” and “secluded.”Americans’ Burning Obsession With Hell
September 26, 2014
One day, “myself and Holmes found ourselves kind of secluded from the majority of the platoon,” Morlock tells Krauss.‘Kill Team’: The Documentary the Army Doesn’t Want You to See
July 26, 2014
The owners live upstairs and the ground floor next to the backyard is a secluded place with simple chairs and tables for guests.Tehran’s Underground Speakeasies
June 15, 2014
He took a secluded road, telling me that avoiding the freeway would save me the tolls.‘Brave Miss World’: Linor Abargil on Her Journey From Rape Victim to Beauty Queen to Activist
May 29, 2014
The property, known as Homer's Pond, is a secluded estate with 314 acres off the south shore of the island.$100 Million House Listings Return with a Vengeance
July 16, 2013
My laboratory I found to be almost as secluded as my living quarters.City of Endless Night
The situation of the factory was described as a wild and secluded glen.The Auburndale Watch Company
Edwin A. Battison
But we're going to furnish publicity to this secluded work of art.The Harbor
Women were secluded from all civic life and from all intellectual culture.
Year by year the secluded women of Athens wove a robe for Athene.
- kept apart from the company of othersa secluded life
- sheltered; private
- to remove from contact with others
- to shut off or screen from view
Word Origin and History for secluded
c.1600, of persons; in reference to places, 1798, past participle adjective from seclude (v.). Earlier secluse (1590s).