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seclusive

[ si-kloo-siv ]
/ sɪˈklu sɪv /
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adjective
tending to seclude, especially oneself.
causing or providing seclusion.
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Origin of seclusive

1815–25; secluse (<Latin sēclūsus secluded; see seclusion) + -ive

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British Dictionary definitions for seclusive

seclusive
/ (sɪˈkluːsɪv) /

adjective
tending to seclude
fond of seclusion

Derived forms of seclusive

seclusively, adverbseclusiveness, noun
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