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Voluntary IsolationPlay
Recluse emphasizes a choice to avoid social contact, not just being alone by circumstance. SlideShe wasn't lonely; as a recluse, she chose solitude.
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Negative UndertonePlay
The term can imply a judgment; suggesting someone is a recluse might seem critical. SlideCalling him a recluse was unfair, even if he enjoyed solitude.
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Not Always TotalPlay
A recluse might still interact occasionally, just less often than most people. SlideThe village recluse would only come to town for essentials.