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Pronunciation:  'kloysturd

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  1. [adj]  providing privacy or seclusion; "the cloistered academic world of books"; "sat close together in the sequestered pergola"; "sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree"; "a secluded romantic spot"
  2. [adj]  of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows

CLOISTERED is a 10 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: cloistral, conventual, monastic, monastical, private, reclusive, secluded, sequestered, unworldly



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Clois"tered\, a.
1. Dwelling in cloisters; solitary. ``Cloistered friars and
   vestal nuns.'' --Hudibras.

         In cloistered state let selfish sages dwell, Proud
         that their heart is narrow as their cell.

2. Furnished with cloisters. --Sir H. Wotton.

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