Examples of seclusion in a Sentence
the seclusion of women that occurs in some countries
I enjoyed the seclusion of the island.
Recent Examples of seclusion from the Web
Although you’re in the neighborhood of the Magic Kingdom, the world’s busiest theme park, a cabin stay will probably be more about seclusion.
The school, in some disrepair, has remained largely untouched by the war, but the girls’ seclusion is interrupted by the discovery of a wounded soldier from the Union Army, John McBurney (Farrell).
President Franklin D. Roosevelt turned it into a presidential retreat in 1942, choosing the spot for its seclusion and security.
Harris is currently being held in protective custody, which places him in a cell by himself in a wing of the jail where Almena also is kept in seclusion.
The statement is a remarkable measure of the Administration’s seclusion from the events that are engulfing it.
The Sisters of Providence chose the site for its seclusion and built the campus with paths to places to pray and to complete the Stations of the Cross in the open air, according to Koler.
The secretive three-day summit of the political and economic elite kicks off on Thursday in heavily guarded seclusion at the Westfields Marriott, a luxury hotel a short distance from the Oval Office.
Kushner, an observant Jew, spent the Sabbath in fretful seclusion with his wife, Ivanka Trump, at his father-in-law’s resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, unplugged, per religious custom, from electronics.
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Did You Know?
With its prefix se-, "apart", seclusion has the basic meaning of a place or condition that's "closed away". A lone island may be secluded, and its seclusion might be what its owner prizes most about it. Presidents and their staffs may go into seclusion before making critical decisions. Monastery life is purposely secluded, and monks may have taken vows to live lives of seclusion. The deadly brown recluse spider prefers seclusion but is sometimes disturbed by very unlucky people.
Origin and Etymology of seclusion
Medieval Latin seclusion-, seclusio, from Latin secludere
First Known Use: circa 1616See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of seclusion
SECLUSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seclusion for English Language Learners
: the act of placing or keeping someone away from other people : the act of secluding someone
: the state of being away from other people : a secluded state or condition
SECLUSION Defined for Kids
Definition of seclusion for Students
: the condition of being hidden from sight or kept away from others
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