Complete Definition of "recluse"

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English

Etymology
From Old (and modern) French reclus, past participle of of reclure, from Latin recludere ‘enclose’, from re- + claudere ‘close’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/rɪˈklu:s/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. (now rare) sequestered|Sequestered; secluded, isolated.
  2. (now rare) hidden|Hidden, secret.

Synonyms
reclusive

Noun
en-noun

  1. A person who lives in self-imposed isolation or seclusion from the world, especially for religious purposes; a hermit.
  2. obsolete The place where a recluse dwells; a place of isolation or seclusion.
  3. US A brown recluse (spider.)

Derived terms
brown recluse
recluse spider


Italian

Verb
recluse f

  1. plural|Plural of recluso

recluse

  1. form of|third-person|Third-person singular past historic|recludere#Italian|recludere|lang=Italian

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Category:Italian verb forms

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