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English definition of “recluse”

recluse

noun [C]
 
 
/rɪˈkluːs/
someone who lives alone and does not like being with other peopleLifestyles and their study
reclusive adjective living alone and avoiding other peopleLifestyles and their studyShy and modestAnxious and worried
(Definition of recluse from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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