seclusion

Seclusion means being separate, and apart from others, in a quiet kind of way. If you want seclusion, try a private island.

The word seclusion implies privacy as well as separateness. An island with no other islands around it or a cabin in the middle of a forest will offer you seclusion if you need to get away from other people. Some nations have a policy of seclusion — they do not allow people, products, or ideas to cross their borders and enter the country.

DEFINITIONS OF: seclusion

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n the act of secluding yourself from others

Types:
cocooning
retreating to the seclusion of your home (as for privacy or escape)
Type of:
separation
the social act of separating or parting company

n the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others

Synonyms:
privacy, privateness
Type of:
reclusiveness
a disposition to prefer seclusion or isolation
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