reclusive

[ noun rek-loos, ri-kloos; adjective ri-kloos, rek-loos ]SEE DEFINITION OF reclusive
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Perhaps I thought so reclusive a man as he even then appeared would never come at all.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from recluse + -ive. Recluse alone formerly served also as an adjective in English (early 13c.).

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