Noun(1) one who lives in solitude
Adjective(1) withdrawn from society; seeking solitude
(1) In my youth I was living in the capital, so that I was able to study in the Board of Astronomy; subsequently, I was instructed in mathematics by a recluse scholar.(2) He lives as a virtual recluse on a rural estate near Andover, Hampshire, but owns shooting estates in Rosedale, North Yorkshire and other parts of Northern England.(3) He was a very secretive sort of individual, a very recluse sort of a person, and didn't have much to do with many of the people of this congregation.(4) Parents, psychologists and politicians are still struggling to find ways to coax these recluses - who are predominantly male - out of their self-imposed exiles.(5) She is clearly unhappy in a social order where money matters, where middle-aged men become recluses and run away from their families when they lose their salaries.(6) Until a few years ago, I thought the growing popularity of chatrooms would put a stop to social interaction, that computers would turn members of our society into a bunch of recluses .(7) The only way to counter this is for us to become a nation of paranoid recluses .(8) In more recent years, Brando's brilliance as an actor was overshadowed by his eccentric reclusion , the turmoil in his family life and financial disputes.(9) I hope they won't be recluses and that they'll enjoy rural life and all that goes on in the community.(10) In an interview with a newspaper, he recounted the terrible state of those aged persons - between 85 and 95 years old - many of them living as recluses , rejecting contact with family and friends.(11) Without adequate storage to keep all the mass emails they get, these poor recluses will be forced to delete their email regularly, and as a result, be restricted from going out in the world and meeting real people!(12) In reaction to other philosophies of life the Taoists retreated and lived as recluses outside the milieu of society.(13) The place is neither short of royalty nor is it strange to VIPs who have escaped the bright lights of the city to find reclusion and reflection about life.(14) All Encratites lived as groups of celibate male and female Christians, not as individual recluses , and they survived and grew by attracting converts.(15) Other recluses of his day wrote in heightened language about the grand mountain settings of their retreats; their lives appear exotic and glamorous.(16) The refusal of judges to give any interviews, under cover of antiquated ├ö├ç├┐rules├ö├ç├û which a long forgotten lord chancellor had invented, compounded the sense that they were all, or almost all, malevolent recluses .
1. reclusive ::
2. withdrawn ::
3. hermit ::
4. ascetic ::
5. eremite ::
6. marabout ::
7. anchorite ::
8. anchoress ::
Different Formsrecluse, recluses
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