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Definition of "seclusion" [se•clu•sion]

  • The act of secluding. (noun)
  • The state of being secluded. See Synonyms at solitude. (noun)
  • A secluded place or abode. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "seclusion" in a sentence
  • "To-morrow I seek the seclusion of the convent at Park Square -- isn't _seclusion_ good?"
  • "Therefore your seclusion is the wisest way in the world to elbow off old Winter and welcome back the sunshine of May."
  • "Unless you're living in seclusion out near those nukes that went offline in Wyoming, you know the Giants 'can finally win the World Series as San Franciscans."