WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
- the condition or life of a recluse.
- an act of shutting or the state of being shut up in seclusion.
- Late Latin reclūsiōn- (stem of reclūsiō) a shutting off, equivalent. to Latin reclūs(us) recluse + -iōn- -ion
- Middle English 1350–1400