secluded

[si-kloo-did]
adjective
1.
sheltered or screened from general activity, view, etc.: a secluded cottage.
2.
withdrawn from or involving little human or social activity: a secluded life.

Origin:
1595–1605; seclude + -ed2

secludedly, adverb
secludedness, noun
nonsecluded, adjective
nonsecludedly, adverb
nonsecludedness, noun
unsecluded, adjective
unsecludedly, adverb
well-secluded, adjective


isolated, retired, sequestered, cloistered, private, secret.
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seclude

[si-klood]
verb (used with object), secluded, secluding.
1.
to place in or withdraw into solitude; remove from social contact and activity, etc.
2.
to isolate; shut off; keep apart: They secluded the garden from the rest of the property.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Latin sēclūdere, equivalent to sē- se- + -clūdere, combining form of claudere to close

unsecluding, adjective
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seclude (sɪˈkluːd)
 
vb
1.  to remove from contact with others
2.  to shut off or screen from view
 
[C15: from Latin sēclūdere to shut off, from sē- + claudere to imprison]

secluded (sɪˈkluːdɪd)
 
adj
1.  kept apart from the company of others: a secluded life
2.  sheltered; private
 
se'cludedly
 
adv
 
se'cludedness
 
n

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seclude
1451, "to shut up, enclose, confine," from L. secludere "shut off, confine," from se- "apart" (see secret) + -cludere, variant of claudere "to shut" (see close (v.)). Meaning "to remove or guard from public view" is recorded from 1628. Secluded, in ref. to places, is from 1798.
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Example sentences
Because they are secluded and withdrawn, as their name implies, the brown recluse avoids open spaces.
The more secluded the location, the more appealing it seems.
Many look longingly at the more secluded world of private equity.
For an even more remote experience, opt for one of the eight secluded cottages
  that dot the property.
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