SECLUSIVENESS By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Inclination to isolation of oneself regarding social contact or relationships with other people. See also: privacy. SECLUSIVENESS: "The hermit was well-known for his seclusiveness." Related Psychology Terms SOCIAL ISOLATION ESTRANGEMENT SOCIAL INTERACTION TRANSPARENCY AFFILIATIVE NEED SOCIAL-NETWORK THERAPY SOCIAL INSTINCT PROTECTED RELATIONSHIPS SOCIAL ANIMAL CRIMINAL TYPE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SECLUSIVENESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/seclusiveness/ (accessed September 29, 2020).