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cocooning

[ kuh-koo-ning ]
/ kəˈku nɪŋ /
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noun
the comforting self-care practice of staying in and spending time at home rather than going out to socialize, especially enjoying quiet or sedentary leisure activities or entertainment: After the excitement and activity of the holidays, I look forward to cocooning for the entire month of January.
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Origin of cocooning

An Americanism dating back to 1985–90; cocoon + -ing1
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