Definition of Privacy

1. Noun. The quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others.

Exact synonyms: Privateness, Seclusion
Generic synonyms: Reclusiveness
Derivative terms: Private, Private



2. Noun. The condition of being concealed or hidden.
Exact synonyms: Concealment, Privateness, Secrecy
Generic synonyms: Isolation
Specialized synonyms: Covertness, Hiddenness, Bosom, Confidentiality, Hiding
Derivative terms: Conceal, Private, Private

Definition of Privacy

1. n. The state of being in retirement from the company or observation of others; seclusion.

Definition of Privacy

1. Noun. The state of being private; the state of not being seen by others. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Privacy

1. the state of being private [n -CIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Privacy

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pristinate
pristine
pristinely
pristineness
pritchel
pritchel hole
pritchel holes
pritchels
prithee
prittle-prattle
prittle-prattles
pritumumab
priuely
privacies
privacy (current term)
privacy policies
privacy policy
privacy seal
privado
privados
privat-docent
privatdocent
privatdocents
privatdozent
privatdozents
private-enterprise(a)
private-eye
private-sector

Literary usage of Privacy

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1. From the Household to the Factory: Sex Discrimination in the Guatemalan by Judith Sunderland (2002)
"Right to privacy Obliging disclosure of information related to prospective workers' pregnancy status, as a condition of employment, invades women's privacy. ..."

2. Thought and Things: A Study of the Development and Meaning of Thought, Or by James Mark Baldwin (1908)
"It is a presupposition only in judgments of privacy. ยง ii. ... If we ask finally the broad question how far commonness and privacy are attributes of ..."

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