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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Act of confining in or as if in a cloister.

Usage examples (4)
  • And to my silence as to the causes of her claustration, was it not comprehensible that she should correspond with a similar and constant silence as to her perpetual...
  • I was less sad than usual because the melancholy of her expression, the sort of claustration which the startling hue of her gown set between her and the rest of the...
  • Marriage with Fyne was certainly a change but only to another kind of claustration.
  • So, given the nineteenth century, we are opposed, as a general proposition, and among all peoples, in Asia as well as in Europe, in India as well as in Turkey, to ascetic... for more
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