- seckel syndrome,
Origin of secluded
verb (used with object), se·clud·ed, se·clud·ing.
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.”
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|Andrew Romano|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.‘Brave Miss World’: Linor Abargil on Her Journey From Rape Victim to Beauty Queen to Activist|Linor Abargil|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|CNBC|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A boy's life in a secluded New England town in winter does not afford many points for illustration.The Story of a Bad Boy|Thomas Bailey Aldrich
I am grateful to the Count for arranging that I might be secluded.The Lighted Match|Charles Neville Buck
Whenever he found me alone, we seated ourselves in some secluded corner and found mutual delight in metaphysical discussions.
The sun had set, but there was still light in the sky, when Mary Lee and Nan set out for a secluded place along the riverside.The Four Corners in Japan|Amy Ella Blanchard
Since then Mr. Ruskin has led a secluded rather than a lonely life.Modern Leaders: Being a Series of Biographical Sketches|Justin McCarthy
Word Origin for seclude
c.1600, of persons; in reference to places, 1798, past participle adjective from seclude (v.). Earlier secluse (1590s).
mid-15c., "to shut up, enclose, confine," from Latin secludere "shut off, confine," from se- "apart" (see secret) + -cludere, variant of claudere "to shut" (see close (v.)). Meaning "to remove or guard from public view" is recorded from 1620s. Related: Secluded; secluding.