reclusion

 /rɪˈkluːʒən/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
rec•luse /n. ˈrɛklus, rɪˈklus; adj. rɪˈklus, ˈrɛklus/USA pronunciation n. [countable]
  1. a person who deliberately lives apart from society.

adj. re•cluse. 
  • shut off or apart from the world.
  • re•clu•sive /rɪˈklusɪv/USA pronunciationadj. 


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    recluse /rɪˈkluːs/ n
    1. a person who lives in seclusion
    2. a person who lives in solitude to devote himself to prayer and religious meditation; a hermit, anchorite, or anchoress
    adj
    1. solitary; retiring
    Etymology: 13th Century: from Old French reclus, from Late Latin reclūdere to shut away, from Latin re- + claudere to close

    reclusion /rɪˈkluːʒən/ n reˈclusive adj



    'reclusion' also found in these entries:

    Forum discussions with the word(s) "reclusion" in the title:


    Look up "reclusion" at Merriam-Webster
    Look up "reclusion" at dictionary.com

    In other languages: Spanish | French | Italian | Portuguese | German | Swedish | Russian | Polish | Romanian | Czech | Greek | Turkish | Chinese | Japanese | Korean | Arabic

    Download free Android and iPhone apps

    Android AppiPhone App
    Report an inappropriate ad.