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  • n  one who lives in solitude
  • s  withdrawn from society; seeking solitude

  • No conveniences, but ideal for recluse, romantic or for summer home.
  • He is said to be in failing health, and will probably live out his days a recluse.
  • Last week, going back and forth to work in a closed car, he had become a recluse, living with his wife and child in what he calls a loneliness "blacker than night, darker than .
News & Articles


  • Ron Dennis in The Age
    Mr Alonso is not here because he does not want to be here,Dennis told the hearing. "He does not speak to anyone much. He is a remarkable recluse for a driver ...... I cannot force him to come. We asked him to come."
  • Barack Obama in Wall Street Journal
    Andy Warhol said we all get our 15 minutes of fame,says Barack Obama. "I've already had an hour and a half. I mean, I'm so overexposed, I'm making Paris Hilton look like a recluse."
  • Daniel Day-Lewis in People Magazine
    But disputing his reputation as a hermit, Day-Lewis, 50, says, "I'm not in hiding behind closed doors. How can you be a recluse in a house full of children?"

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