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Meaning of SECLUSION

Pronunciation:  si'kloozhun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of secluding yourself from others
  2. [n]  the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
 

SECLUSION is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: privacy, privateness
 
 See Also: isolation, reclusiveness, separation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Se*clu"sion\, n. [See {Seclude}.]
The act of secluding, or the state of being secluded;
separation from society or connection; a withdrawing;
privacy; as, to live in seclusion.

      O blest seclusion from a jarring world, which he, thus
      occupied, enjoys!                        --Cowper.

Syn: Solitude; separation; withdrawment; retirement; privacy.
     See {Solitude}.

 

 

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