Synonyms for (adjective) reclusive

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Synonyms: withdrawn, recluse, reclusive

Definition: withdrawn from society; seeking solitude

Usage: lived an unsocial reclusive life

Similar words: unsocial

Definition: not seeking or given to association; being or living without companions

Usage: the unsocial disposition to neglect one's neighbors