Definition of Reclusive in English :

Define Reclusive in English

Reclusive meaning in English

Meaning of Reclusive in English

Pronunciation of Reclusive in English

Reclusive pronunciation in English

Pronounce Reclusive in English


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1. recluse, reclusive, withdrawn

withdrawn from society; seeking solitude

Example Sentences:
'lived an unsocial reclusive life'

2. cloistered, reclusive, secluded, sequestered

providing privacy or seclusion

Example Sentences:
'the cloistered academic world of books'
'sat close together in the sequestered pergola'
'sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree'
'a secluded romantic spot'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of reclusive
1. Seeking or preferring seclusion or isolation.
2. Providing seclusion: a reclusive hut.

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