Seclusive
Seclusive Se*clu"sive, a. Tending to seclude; keeping in seclusion; secluding; sequestering. [1913 Webster]

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  • seclusive — index private (secluded), remote (secluded) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • seclusive — (adj.) 1824, from L. seclus , stem of secludere (see SECLUDE (Cf. seclude)) + IVE (Cf. ive). Related: Seclusively; seclusiveness …   Etymology dictionary

  • seclusive — [si klo͞o′siv] adj. [< L seclusus, pp. of secludere (see SECLUDE) + IVE] 1. tending to seclude 2. fond of or seeking seclusion seclusively adv. seclusiveness n …   English World dictionary

  • seclusive — adjective see seclusion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seclusive — seclusively, adv. seclusiveness, n. /si klooh siv/, adj. 1. tending to seclude, esp. oneself. 2. causing or providing seclusion. [1815 25; secluse ( < L seclusus secluded; see SECLUSION) + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • seclusive — adjective Serving or tending to seclude (oneself); affecting seclusion. <! example sentence …   Wiktionary

  • seclusive — adj. reclusive, withdrawing into isolation; providing seclusion, providing isolation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seclusive — se·clu·sive …   English syllables

  • seclusive — /səˈklusɪv/ (say suh kloohsiv) adjective 1. tending to seclude. 2. causing or providing seclusion. –seclusively, adverb –seclusiveness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • seclusive — …   Useful english dictionary

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