What is another word for sequestered?

Pronunciation: [siːkwˈɛstəd] (IPA)

Sequestered is a word that refers to isolation or being kept apart from others. There are many synonyms for this word which include secluded, isolated, confined, hidden, quarantined, secluded, and private. These words all have similar meanings that relate to being separated from the public or being in a state of solitude. Another term that can be used is cloistered, which refers to a person being sheltered from the outside world. Additionally, the term cut-off can be used, which refers to a person being isolated from the rest of society. All of these synonyms are useful when describing a person or place that is secluded or kept apart from others.

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What are the opposite words for sequestered?

Sequestered refers to something that is isolated or hidden away from others. Its antonyms are words that mean the opposite of this. For instance, the antonym for sequestered is "exposed", which means that something is open to public view or easily accessible. Similarly, the antonym "accessible" means that something is easy to reach or enter. Another antonym is "free", which means that something is not restricted or constrained. "Available" is another antonym, which relates to something that can be obtained without any difficulty. In conclusion, these antonyms describe the opposite of being secluded and suggest being visible, free or available.

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Usage examples for Sequestered

Once, at a breaking-up party at the old Business College, she had said to me: "As you don't come to me, I come to you," and at the same party she had asked me for a cup of coffee, which I had brought to her in the crowded room instead of giving it to her in some sequestered corner where we could "sit out."
"The Debit Account"
Oliver Onions
He would find some sequestered hiding-place and take the rest he so greatly needed; would sleep, if possible, until evening.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley"
Bertram Mitford
Thus by the passing of an Act having twenty clauses, twenty thousand clerks are created and five more hotels sequestered for their accommodation.
"The Orchard of Tears"
Sax Rohmer

Famous quotes with Sequestered

  • The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Oddly, when I started to make the record, I wasn't aware I was making a record. I just was sort of disgusted with the whole thing and sequestered myself in the basement and started playing the piano just for something to do.
    Paul Westerberg
  • The great British Library --an immense collection of volumes of all ages and languages, many of which are now forgotten, and most of which are seldom read: one of these sequestered pools of obsolete literature to which modern authors repair, and draw buckets full of classic lore, or pure English, undefiled wherewith to swell their own scanty rills of thought.
    Washington Irving
  • The total institutions of our society can be linked in five rough groupings. First, there are institutions established to care for persons felt to be both incapable and harmless; these are the homes for the blind, the aged, the orphaned, and the indigent. Second, there are places established to care for persons felt to be incapable of looking after themselves and a threat to the community, albeit an unintended one: TB sanitaria, mental hospitals, and leprosaria. A third type of total institution is organised to protect the community against what are felt to be intentional dangers to it, with the welfare of the persons thus sequestered not the immediate issue: jails, penitentiaries, P.O.W. camps, and concentration camps. Fourth, there are institutions purportedly established the better to pursue some work-like tasks and justifying themselves only on these instrumental grounds: army barracks, ships, boarding schools, work camps, colonial compounds, and large mansions from the point of view of those who live in the servants' quarters. Finally, there are those establishments designed as retreats from the world even while often serving also as training stations for the religious; examples are abbeys, monasteries, convents, and other cloisters.
    Erving Goffman
  • With eyes up-raised, as one inspired, Pale Melancholy sate retired, And from her wild sequestered seat, In notes by distance made more sweet, Poured thro' the mellow horn her pensive soul.
    William Collins

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