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secluded

[ si-kloo-did ]

adjective

  1. sheltered or screened from general activity, view, etc.:

    a secluded cottage.

    Synonyms: secret, retired, private

  2. withdrawn from or involving little human or social activity:

    a secluded life.

    Synonyms: withdrawn, solitary, sheltered, isolated, cloistered, alone



secluded

/ sɪˈkluːdɪd /

adjective

  1. kept apart from the company of others

    a secluded life

  2. sheltered; private


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Derived Forms

  • seˈcludedly, adverb
  • seˈcludedness, noun

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Other Words From

  • se·cluded·ly adverb
  • se·cluded·ness noun
  • nonse·cluded adjective
  • nonse·cluded·ly adverb
  • nonse·cluded·ness noun
  • unse·cluded adjective
  • unse·cluded·ly adverb
  • well-se·cluded adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of secluded1

First recorded in 1595–1605; seclude + -ed 2

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Example Sentences

Swimming naked later that afternoon in a secluded cove fenced in by boreal forest and lichen-encrusted boulders was the best possible medicine for my Scandinavian soul.

Charley rents out a collection of secluded rural cabins with views of the Sangre de Cristos by day and dazzling skies by night.

In a secluded laboratory buried under a mountain in Italy, physicists have re-created a nuclear reaction that happened between two and three minutes after the Big Bang.

It was far from the idyllic scene I had envisioned of pixies feeding me grapes while I basked in the sunshine on the edge of a secluded mountain lagoon.

The sound of bullfrogs will lull you to sleep at this private, secluded campsite.

It is specifically written for the domestic woman who feels, in its words, “unknown,” “obscure,” and “secluded.”

One day, “myself and Holmes found ourselves kind of secluded from the majority of the platoon,” Morlock tells Krauss.

The owners live upstairs and the ground floor next to the backyard is a secluded place with simple chairs and tables for guests.

He took a secluded road, telling me that avoiding the freeway would save me the tolls.

The mansion, known as Anmer Hall, is already relatively secluded.

They had spent their lives together in that secluded spot, and had been, and still were, all the world to each other.

The location is a rather secluded one and the painstaking care noticeable about so many ruins is lacking.

Jouett then safely led the Governor's party via a secluded road to Staunton, which became another temporary capital.

To Lucy's intense astonishment, not one word did he breathe to her of his researches at the secluded village of Auray.

Fra Angelico lived secluded in a convent when he painted his exquisite Madonnas.

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