- tending to seclude, especially oneself.
- causing or providing seclusion.
Origin of seclusive
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Examples from the Web for seclusive
While waiting for autumn to restore to his forehead its superb palmated adornments, he was haughty and seclusive.The Kindred of the Wild
Charles G. D. Roberts
"Strong regressive and seclusive tendencies," Bassett explained, solemnly.This Crowded Earth
German thought has run in the seclusive channel of the academic library to the lack and loss of civic consciousness.The Library and Society</p>
- tending to seclude
- fond of seclusion
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Word Origin and History for seclusive
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