cloistered

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adjective clois·tered \ˈklȯi-stərd\

Definition of cloistered

  1. 1 :  being or living in or as if in a cloister cloistered nuns

  2. 2 :  providing shelter from contact with the outside world the cloistered atmosphere of a small college the cloistered life of the monastery

Examples of cloistered in a Sentence

  1. She leads a private, cloistered life in the country.

  2. He spent most of his adult life cloistered in universities.

1581

First Known Use of cloistered

1581


CLOISTERED Defined for English Language Learners

cloistered

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adjective clois·tered \ˈklȯi-stərd\

Definition of cloistered for English Language Learners

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



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