Meaning of “sheltered” in the English Dictionary

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us /ˈʃel·tərd/

protected from wind, rain, or bad weather:

We found a sheltered spot to have our picnic.

If you have a sheltered life, you are protected from harmful, unpleasant, or frightening experiences:

I wonder how well she will do on her own after leading such a sheltered life.

(Definition of “sheltered” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)