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Synonyms for recluse
ˈrɛk lus, rɪˈklusrecluse

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. recluseadjective

    Synonyms:
    reclusive

  2. recluseadjective

    (now rare) Sequestered; secluded, isolated.

    Synonyms:
    reclusive

  3. recluseadjective

    (now rare) Hidden, secret.

    Synonyms:
    reclusive

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.3 / 4 votes

  1. recluse

    Synonyms:
    shut, sequestered, retired, apart, solitary, conventual, regular, dissocial

    Antonyms:
    public, exposed, frequented, social, secular, unsequestered, convivial, companionable

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  1. hermit, recluse, solitary, solitudinarian, troglodyteadjective

    one who lives in solitude

    Synonyms:
    caveman, troglodyte, solitary, anchorite, cave man, solitudinarian, cave dweller, hermit, solitary confinement

    Antonyms:
    social

  2. recluse, reclusive, withdrawnadjective

    withdrawn from society; seeking solitude

    "lived an unsocial reclusive life"

    Synonyms:
    withdrawn, sequestered, cloistered, indrawn, reclusive, secluded

    Antonyms:
    social

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. reclusenoun

    Synonyms:
    hermit, anchoret, solitary, solitaire, anchorite, EREMITE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. recluseadjective

    Synonyms:
    solitary, eremitic

  2. reclusenoun

    Synonyms:
    solitary, eremite, anchoret, hermit

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1299regular
#4244apart
#5505shut
#5778retired
#10748withdrawn
#19800solitary
#23355secluded
#29335hermit
#43791caveman
#59229recluse
#70509reclusive
#75757sequestered
#118083cloistered
#156162troglodyte
#278982anchorite

How to use recluse in a sentence?

  1. Emily Dickinson:

    They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.

  2. Rick Laude:

    Let me be very clear, he and I were not friends, you will not find anyone in my neighborhood who will claim to be a friend of his. He was just a legitimate recluse.

  3. Victoria Owen:

    All they said was, ‘Yeah, sorry to hear about that.’ They sprayed and that didn’t really help our situation, we even took three brown recluse spiders to them. We told them at that moment we wanted out.

  4. Margaret Fuller:

    Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions.

  5. Morten Harket:

    I have always been a recluse really and to bring me out in the open like that is not easy, i think it has a lot of good things to it.


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