Synonyms for (adjective) cloistered

Synonyms: cloistered, secluded, sequestered, reclusive

Definition: providing privacy or seclusion

Usage: 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

Similar words: private

Definition: confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy

Usage: 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


Synonyms: monastic, monastical, cloistered, cloistral, conventual

Definition: of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows

Similar words: unworldly

Definition: not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations

Usage: was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards- Sheldon Cheney