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secluded

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Definition separated from the presence of others
  • She has been secluded in her bedroom since receiving the information.
secluded = separated from the presence of others
  • a secluded romantic spot
  • Yeah, won't that make a fine honeymoon shack for the lovers? Mighty secluded.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • secluded = separated from the presence of others
  • He leads me to a large warehouse on a secluded back road.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • secluded = separated from the presence of others
  • her seclusion would endure but a little longer
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Birthmark
  • seclusion = separation from the presence of others
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • in that secluded garden-spot
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • secluded = separated from the presence of others
  • One of the worst things we watched, though, was Lisa coming out of seclusion two days later.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • seclusion = separation from others
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • It was toward the close of the fifth or sixth month of his seclusion ... that the Prince Prospero entertained his thousand friends at a masked ball of the most unusual magnificence.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Masque of the Red Death
  • seclusion = separation from the presence of others
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • He found them encamped in a secluded part of the country, at the head of a small stream.
    Irving, Washington  --  The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U.S.A., in the Rocky Mountains and the far West
  • de Villefort has secluded himself.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • But poor Rosa, in her secluded chamber, could not have known of whom or of what Cornelius was dreaming.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  The Black Tulip
  • I kept secluded, and watched the weather.
    Twain, Mark  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • With their customary compassion and vision, they'd allowed Ty to stay on campus, in an advisory role, with a secluded office and no specific duties.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • It was a quiet, secluded place.
    Anne Rice  --  Interview with the Vampire
  • Indoors he had an old slave woman, a Sikel, keeping house for him in his secluded age.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • The hotel was a beautiful, secluded place.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • No point in alarming her; he went out of the back door in the rain and vomited in a secluded corner behind the garage.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • He went into complete seclusion.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • Langdon had the uneasy feeling that gunshots in this secluded, thick-walled chamber would go unheard, especially in this rain.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • But the secluded position of Svidrigailov's lodging had suddenly struck her.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment

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