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seclusion

se·clu·sion

seclusion

 
 
pronunciation:
sih klu zhn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of isolating or hiding away, or the condition of being thus secluded.
Because of their seclusion, they hadn't heard the news of the attack on the governor.
synonyms:
concealment, hiding, isolation, retirement, sequestration, withdrawal
similar words:
retreat, solitude
definition 2: a remote or isolated place.
synonyms:
cloister, hideaway
similar words:
solitude