- 1) ADJ: usu v-link ADJ, oft ADJ in n If someone is cocooned in blankets or clothes, they are completely wrapped in them.
She is comfortably cocooned in pillows and only half awake...
In each cot, a small tightly cocooned figure lay on its side.2) ADJ-GRADED: oft ADJ in/from n If you say that someone is cocooned, you mean that they are isolated and protected from everyday life and problems.
White was cocooned in a private world of concentration...
For so long they have been cocooned from the experience of illness.Syn:
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