reclusion

[ ri-kloo-zhuhn ]
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noun
  1. the condition or life of a recluse.

  2. an act of shutting or the state of being shut up in seclusion.

Origin of reclusion

1
1350–1400; Middle English <Late Latin reclūsiōn- (stem of reclūsiō) a shutting off, equivalent to Latin reclūs(us) recluse + -iōn--ion

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