in seclusion


: away from other people
After his wife died he lived in seclusion.

Examples of in seclusion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last year the mother of one spoke with PEOPLE following nearly five years in seclusion. Kirsty Hatcher, Peoplemag, 11 Aug. 2023 Yet 263 students among 46 schools were placed in seclusion 599 times during the 2017-18 school year according to data reported by schools to federal education officials. Tcrain, al, 24 June 2023 Businesses like the Carmonas’ sit at the forefront, thriving off an eagerness to focus on appearances after up to two years in seclusion. Washington Post, 5 May 2022 The Anchorage School District illegally locked students with disabilities in seclusion rooms and restrained them in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday. Iris Samuels, Anchorage Daily News, 16 Feb. 2023 Working in seclusion for long periods is likely to take a toll on employees and companies have also taken note of this issue. Sankar Bora, Quartz India, 2 July 2020 In 1811, his son was finally installed as Prince Regent, and George went on to live in seclusion at Windsor Castle until his death nearly a decade later. Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times, 6 May 2023 Once one of the most photographed people in the world, supermodel Linda Evangelista has been living in seclusion for almost five years. Jason Sheeler,, 16 Feb. 2022 With some distance from the 2016 election, the possibility of a new Tumblr has emerged, this one less fixated on the policing of discourse and more interested in finding community in seclusion. Kaitlyn Tiffany, The Atlantic, 1 Feb. 2022 See More

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“In seclusion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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