Definition of reclused in US English:

reclused

adjective

  • That lives in seclusion; secluded, solitary, cloistered.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Reginald Pecock (c1392–?1459), bishop of Chichester and religious author. From recluse + -ed.

Pronunciation

reclused

/rɪˈkluːsd/