1. adjective [usually verb-link ADJECTIVE]
If someone is cocooned in blankets or clothes, they are completely wrapped in them.
[+ in] ⇒ She is comfortably cocooned in pillows.
⇒ ...my snugly-cocooned baby sleeping in his pram.
If you say that someone is cocooned, you mean that they are isolated and protected from everyday life and problems.
[+ in] ⇒ She was cocooned in a private world of privilege.
[+ from] ⇒ They were cocooned from the experience of poverty.
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