seclusion

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin, from Latin seclusio, from secludere.

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  • Rhymes: -uːʒən

Noun[edit]

seclusion (countable and uncountable, 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.; solitude.
  3. A secluded, isolated or private place.
  4. (meteorology) The mature phase of the extratropical cyclone life cycle.
    warm seclusion

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References[edit]

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

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