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Privateness   Listen
noun
Privateness  n.  
1.
Seclusion from company or society; retirement; privacy; secrecy.
2.
The state of one not invested with public office.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Privateness" Quotes from Famous Books



... delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one; but the general counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best ...
— The Ontario High School Reader • A.E. Marty



Words linked to "Privateness" :   confidentiality, hiddenness, hiding, seclusion, covertness, reclusiveness, privacy, concealment, secrecy



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