Character 7
Hyphenation pri va cy
Pronunciations /ˈpɹaɪv.ə.sɪ/

Definitions and meanings of "Privacy"

What do we mean by privacy?

The quality or condition of being secluded from the presence or view of others. noun

The state of being free from public attention or unsanctioned intrusion. noun

A state of being private, or in retirement from the company or from the knowledge or observation of others; seclusion. noun

A place of seclusion from company or observation; retreat; solitude; retirement. noun

Joint knowledge; privity. See privity. noun

Taciturnity. noun

Secrecy; concealment of what is said or done. noun

A private or personal matter, circumstance, or relation. noun

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

A place of seclusion from company or observation; retreat; solitude; retirement. noun

Concealment of what is said or done. noun

A private matter; a secret. noun

See Privity, 2. noun

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

The condition of being concealed or hidden noun

The quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others noun

The state of being secluded from the presence, sight, or knowledge of others.

Freedom from unwanted or undue disturbance of one private life.

Freedom from damaging publicity, public scrutiny, surveillance, and disclosure of personal information, usually by a government or a private organization.

A place of seclusion.

A relationship between parties seen as being a result of their mutual interest or participation in a given transaction, contract etc.; Privity.


A private matter; a secret.

Something that Mark Zuckerburg has stolen from us years ago. Urban Dictionary

A thing that doesn't exist anymore. Urban Dictionary

Something china doesn't care about! Urban Dictionary

Privacy is slang for poontang aka vagina. Urban Dictionary

Space to your self with out your annoying siblings. Urban Dictionary

Something George W. Bush brutally raped. Urban Dictionary

Something that Tokio Hotel don't have. Urban Dictionary

What was violated by the Patriot Act, and is now going to be violated in the near future by the National ID... that's right folks, you won't be able to hop on a plane without getting red lights shoved in your eye. Urban Dictionary

Any thing behind tint is our business. leave the us alone. Urban Dictionary

Something parents try to invade Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Privacy

The word "privacy" in example sentences

A fundamental notion in privacy is the idea of different spheres. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Among the people, indeed, what we term privacy in the Occident does not exist. ❋ Sidney Lewis Gulick (1902)

In an attempt to discredit the understanding of Spyware, a more formal classification of its included software types is captured under the term privacy-invasive software ❋ Unknown (2008)

"In the end, I feel my privacy is a small price to pay for educating the government about the medium." ❋ Unknown (2009)

The very meaning of the word "privacy" changes in an instant when you are facing a life-altering, or potentially catastrophic, medical condition that threatens to uproot your life. ❋ Matthew Zachary (2012)

Neither woman was named by Politico because of what it called "privacy concerns". ❋ Unknown (2011)

For China, data privacy is the overarching concern, particularly the loss of state secrets in data collected and sent to the U.S. for lawsuits. ❋ Andy Byrne (2010)

Today, he says, Abine uses the word "privacy" again, and has received more than 30 unsolicited approaches from investors in the past six months. ❋ Julia Angwin (2011)

Politico reported that it knows the women's names but isn't disclosing them for what it called privacy reasons. ❋ Paul Gigot (2011)

To portray their interception as enhancing my privacy is absurd. ❋ Unknown (2008)

The problem with the word privacy is that studies (citation needed) have shown people become more suspicious when you tell them that their data is safe. ❋ Unknown (2008)

The privacy, allways the privacy is a big concern that people are forgeting at all! ❋ Unknown (2007)

[wtf] is privacy? - [zucc] ❋ TheTank18 (2019)

[The government] is always trying to find new ways to [invade] our privacy to the point where it is impossible to not be [watched]. ❋ Dubiks (2018)

me: Do you know that tiktok takes [info] from your phone and gives it to [china]?: someone: Yeah, privacy isn't [a thing] there you know! ❋ Huawei Man (2020)

[i like it] when you [touch] my privacy. (from a [da brat] song) ❋ Blissee (2005)

I wanted to have privacy so I went to go into [my room] with [noone] and be alone without my annoying [siblings] because I had enough of them ❋ Jimiu (2017)

Wow, [George W. Bush] [really fucked] everyones privacy with [the Patriot Act]. ❋ Fuck W (2006)

They [need] privacy. ❋ Zimmer483 (2011)

[Read it and weep]. America is becoming the place for [advertisements], [pornography], and a complete lack of privacy. ❋ ~The Nameless One~ (2005)

may not stop for police because it is our [freedom from] [human kind] to be [entitled] to privacy. ❋ Miamidolphin23 (2019)

My [parents] tried to go through [my phone], that is an [invasion of privacy] ❋ SynonymR0lls (2019)

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