Recluseness Re*cluse"ness, n. Quality or state of being recluse. [1913 Webster]

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  • recluseness — rec·luse·ness …   English syllables

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  • Solitude — Sol i*tude, n. [F., from L. solitudo, solus alone. See {Sole}, a.] 1. state of being alone, or withdrawn from society; a lonely life; loneliness. [1913 Webster] Whosoever is delighted with solitude is either a wild beast or a god. Bacon. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • solitude — n. 1. Loneliness, isolation, seclusion, solitariness, retiredness, recluseness, retirement, privacy, lonely state, lonely life, estrangement from the world. 2. Isolation, seclusion, remoteness. 3. Desert, wilderness, waste, lonely place, deserted …   New dictionary of synonyms

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