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secluded

[si-kloo-did] /sɪˈklu dɪd/
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withdrawn from or involving little human or social activity: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
1595-1605; seclude + -ed2
Related forms
secludedly, adverb
secludedness, noun
nonsecluded, adjective
nonsecludedly, adverb
nonsecludedness, noun
unsecluded, adjective
unsecludedly, adverb
well-secluded, adjective
Synonyms
isolated, retired, sequestered, cloistered, private, secret.
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British Dictionary definitions for well-secluded

secluded

/sɪˈkluːdɪd/
adjective
1.
kept apart from the company of others: a secluded life
2.
sheltered; private
Derived Forms
secludedly, adverb
secludedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for well-secluded

secluded

adj.

c.1600, of persons; in reference to places, 1798, past participle adjective from seclude (v.). Earlier secluse (1590s).

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