self-exile

[ self-eg-zahyl, -ek-sahyl, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlfˈɛg zaɪl, -ˈɛk saɪl, ˌsɛlf- /

noun

a state of exile imposed by oneself.
a person who lives voluntarily as an exile.

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Origin of self-exile

First recorded in 1820–30

OTHER WORDS FROM self-exile

self-exiled, adjective
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