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1. Seeking or preferring seclusion or isolation.
2. Providing seclusion: a reclusive hut.
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re•clu•sive(rɪˈklu sɪv, -zɪv)
1. shut off from the world; living in seclusion.
2. characterized by seclusion; solitary.
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|Adj.||1.||reclusive - withdrawn from society; seeking solitude; "lived an unsocial reclusive life"|
unsocial - not seeking or given to association; being or living without companions; "the unsocial disposition to neglect one's neighbors"
|2.||reclusive - providing privacy or seclusion; "the cloistered academic world of books"; "sat close together in the sequestered pergola"; "sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree"; "a secluded romantic spot"|
private - confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"
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adjective solitary, retiring, withdrawn, isolated, secluded, cloistered, monastic, recluse, ascetic, sequestered, hermit-like, hermitic, eremitic She had become increasingly ill and reclusive.
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reclusive[riːˈkluːsɪv] adj (frm) → recluso/a
to become reclusive → fare vita da recluso/a, far vita appartata
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