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, shutting out or keeping apart
  2. the state of being secluded or shut out, as from company, society, the world, etc.
  3. retirement
  4. privacy
  5. solitude
  6. a secluded, isolated or private place
  7. (meteorology) mature phase of the extratropical cyclone lifecycle
    warm seclusion

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