Definition of cloistered
- cloistered nuns
- the cloistered atmosphere of a small college
- the cloistered life of the monastery
She leads a private, cloistered life in the country.
He spent most of his adult life cloistered in universities.
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: separated from the rest of the world : protected from the problems and concerns of everyday life
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