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
  1. noun
    the act of secluding yourself from others
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    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
  2. noun
    the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others
    synonyms: privacy, privateness
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    type of:
    reclusiveness
    a disposition to prefer seclusion or isolation
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