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cloistered

Syllabification: clois·tered
Pronunciation: /ˈkloistərd
 
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Definition of cloistered in English:

adjective

1Kept away from the outside world; sheltered: a cloistered upbringing
More example sentences
  • In the larger world outside the cloistered environs of Cambridge academia, the ever-shifting kaleidoscope of life was shaken yet again.
  • But sound artist Francisco Lopez is no cloistered academic, folks, no matter how many big words he tosses around.
  • Understanding something such as a random act of violence is difficult for Gerald, because of his cloistered upbringing.
Synonyms
secluded, sequestered, sheltered, protected, insulated;
shut off, isolated, confined, incommunicado;
solitary, monastic, reclusive
2Having or enclosed by a cloister, as in a monastery: a cloistered walkway bordered the courtyard
More example sentences
  • The cloistered walkways of Cambridge Crematorium are dotted with granite plaques bearing the names of the dear departed.
  • A cloistered walkway cloaked in blackness ran around the periphery of the ground floor of the atrium.
  • You walk along airy, cloistered corridors decorated with huge paintings to reach the Monasterio's 100 plus rooms and almost 20 suites.

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