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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sequestered mean? 

SEQUESTERED (adjective)
  The adjective SEQUESTERED has 2 senses:

1. providing privacy or seclusion
2. kept separate and secluded

  Familiarity information: SEQUESTERED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SEQUESTERED (adjective)

Sense 1sequestered [BACK TO TOP]


Providing privacy or seclusion


sequestered; cloistered; reclusive; secluded

Context examples:

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


private (confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy)

Sense 2sequestered [BACK TO TOP]


Kept separate and secluded

Context example:

a sequestered jury


segregated; unintegrated (separated or isolated from others or a main group)

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