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

    privateness, secrecy, concealment, seclusion, privacy

  2. seclusion(noun)

    the act of secluding yourself from others

    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.

    loneliness, privacy, retirement, solitude

    association, companionship, company, converse, fellowship, society

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. seclusion(n.)

    separation, retirement, privacy, secrecy, obscurity, solitude

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

isolation, confinement