Furtive vs Secluded - What's the difference?

furtive | secluded | Synonyms |

Furtive is a synonym of secluded.


As adjectives the difference between furtive and secluded

is that furtive is stealthy while secluded is hidden, isolated, remote.

As a verb secluded is

(seclude).

furtive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • stealthy
  • Exhibiting guilty or evasive secrecy.
  • * 1949 , George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four , p31
  • But that was merely a piece of furtive knowledge which he happened to possess because his memory was not satisfactorily under control.

    Synonyms

    * (stealthy) surreptitious * See also

    Derived terms

    * furtively * furtiveness

    secluded

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Hidden, isolated, remote.
  • Synonyms

    * off the grid * isolated

    Verb

    (head)
  • (seclude)