seclusion synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term seclusion:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. privacy, privateness, seclusion(noun)

    the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others

    Synonyms:
    privateness, secrecy, concealment, seclusion, privacy

  2. seclusion(noun)

    the act of secluding yourself from others

    Synonyms:
    privacy, privateness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. seclusion

    In retirement one withdraws from association he has had with others; we speak of the retirement of a public man to private life, tho he may still be much in company. In seclusion one shuts himself away from the society of all except intimate friends or attendants; in solitude no other person is present. While seclusion is ordinarily voluntary, solitude may be enforced; we speak of the solitude rather than the seclusion of a prisoner. As "private" denotes what concerns ourselves individually, privacy denotes freedom from the presence or observation of those not concerned or whom we desire not to have concerned in our affairs; privacy is more commonly temporary than seclusion; we speak of a moment's privacy. There may be loneliness without solitude, as amid an unsympathizing crowd, and solitude without loneliness, as when one is glad to be alone.

    Synonyms:
    loneliness, privacy, retirement, solitude

    Antonyms:
    association, companionship, company, converse, fellowship, society

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. seclusion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    separation, retirement, privacy, secrecy, obscurity, solitude

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

isolation, confinement



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