HyperDic: cloistered

English > 2 senses of the word cloistered:
ADJECTIVEallcloistered, cloistral, conventual, monastic, monasticalof communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
allcloistered, reclusive, secluded, sequesteredproviding privacy or seclusion
cloistered > pronunciation
Soundskloy'sterd
RhymesAbelard ... word / Word: 269 rhymes with erd...
English > cloistered: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows.
Synonymscloistral, conventual, monastic, monastical
Broaderunworldlynot concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations
Spanishclaustral, conventual, monástico
Catalanclaustral, monàstic
English > cloistered: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningProviding privacy or seclusion.
Example"the cloistered academic world of books"
Synonymsreclusive, secluded, sequestered
BroaderprivateConfined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
Spanishaislado, apartado, recogido, retirado, solitario
Catalanaïllat, apartat, isolat, recollit, retirat, solitari

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