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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Providing privacy or seclusion; Of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows.

Usage examples (37)
  • The cloistered academic world of books
  • Adjective : a cloistered life
  • A Dublin education, but a life spent, as he put it, 'cloistered' in the likes of Cambridge, Oxford, St Andrews, and now Edinburgh.
  • The SSPX, as I understand it, don't want to engage in the salvation of souls in "cloistered" communities independent of the local Bishops. for more
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