seclusion

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From Medieval Latin, from Latin seclusio, from secludere.

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seclusion (plural seclusions)

  1. The act of secluding, or the state of being secluded; a shutting out or keeping apart, or the state of being shut out, as from company, society, the world, etc.; retirement; privacy; solitude: as, to live in seclusion.
  2. A secluded place.

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  • seclusion in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911