an act of secluding.
the state of being secluded; retirement; solitude: He sought seclusion in his study.
a secluded place.

1615–25; < Medieval Latin sēclūsiōn- (stem of sēclūsiō) < Latin sēclūs(us) (past participle of sēclūdere to seclude) + -iōn- -ion

nonseclusion, noun Unabridged
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seclusion (sɪˈkluːʒən)
1.  the act of secluding or the state of being secluded
2.  a secluded place
[C17: from Medieval Latin sēclūsiō; see seclude]

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Example sentences
It does not mean absolute seclusion or hostility to the world.
Country cottage designed for a duchess, enveloped in wooded seclusion.
You'll find the same seclusion the stars sought on this typically uncrowded
The spring breeze blew from the cobalt water, and the tropical trees gave the
  house a sense of seclusion.
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