noun see recluse I

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  • reclusiveness — noun The state or characteristic of being reclusive. But of Lee you hear hardly anything at all; she is nearly as famous for her reclusiveness (now there’s an oxymoron) as J. D. Salinger. Syn: isolation, publicity, shyness …   Wiktionary

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  • reclusiveness — noun a disposition to prefer seclusion or isolation • Derivationally related forms: ↑reclusive • Hypernyms: ↑aloneness, ↑loneliness, ↑lonesomeness, ↑solitariness • Hyponyms: ↑privacy …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Recluse — A recluse is someone in isolation who hides away from the attention of the public, a person who lives in solitude, i.e. seclusion from intercourse with the world. The word is from the Latin recludere , which means shut up or sequester .A person… …   Wikipedia

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  • reclusive — adjective 1. providing privacy or seclusion the cloistered academic world of books sat close together in the sequestered pergola sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree a secluded romantic spot • Syn: ↑cloistered, ↑secluded, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • recluse — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French reclus, literally, shut away, from Late Latin reclusus, past participle of recludere to shut up, from Latin re + claudere to close more at close Date: 13th century marked by withdrawal… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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