cloistered

[kloi-sterd]

Origin of cloistered

First recorded in 1575–85; cloister + -ed2
Related formsnon·clois·tered, adjectiveun·clois·tered, adjectivewell-clois·tered, adjective

Synonyms for cloistered

1. withdrawn, isolated, aloof, sequestered.
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British Dictionary definitions for un-cloistered

cloistered

adjective
  1. secluded or shut up from the world
  2. living in a monastery or nunnery
  3. (of a building, courtyard, etc) having or provided with a cloister
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