cloistered

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

clois·tered

adjective \ˈkli-stərd\

: separated from the rest of the world : protected from the problems and concerns of everyday life

Full Definition of CLOISTERED

1
:  being or living in or as if in a cloister
2
:  providing shelter from contact with the outside world <the cloistered atmosphere of a small college>

Examples of CLOISTERED

  1. She leads a private, cloistered life in the country.
  2. He spent most of his adult life cloistered in universities.

First Known Use of CLOISTERED

1581

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