reclusiveness :

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  • n  a disposition to prefer seclusion or isolation

  • McCarthy is famous for two things: his omnivorous curiosity and his extreme reclusiveness.
  • A man of studied reclusiveness, Wyeth once described himself as "a secretive bastard.
  • And his immersion in character, he says, explains his reclusiveness on the Willard set, his darkened trailer and the way that before his first rat scene, after much discussion .
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  • Today’s Movie Trailer: Reclusive-Author Documentary Salinger
    Even the most casual fans of J.D. Salinger and his works—The Catcher in the Rye foremost among them—might be familiar with the author’s legendary reclusiveness. The author, who died in 2010, had not spoken to the press or the public for close to half a century. Now, a forthcoming documentary from writer-directer Shane Salerno attempts to take a look at what was behind the author’s choices. The ...
    June 14, 2013 - Time Magazine

  • Jake Cinninger in Press Herald
    I think some of the best festivals are the tucked-away ones,Cinninger said. "We did a festival at Yosemite over Halloween one year. There was a certain reclusiveness to a huge rock show in the middle of nowhere. There is something about...

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