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cloistered

[kloi-sterd] /ˈklɔɪ stərd/
adjective
1.
secluded from the world; sheltered:
a cloistered life.
2.
having a cloister or cloisters.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; cloister + -ed2
Related forms
noncloistered, adjective
uncloistered, adjective
well-cloistered, adjective
Synonyms
1. withdrawn, isolated, aloof, sequestered.
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