tangential - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tangential
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Word Tangent(ial) taken from maths. A tangent is a line that touches a circle with a 90`degree angle. So the meaning comes from there only slightly connected, not central, preipheral.
Tangential - Take it as Tangent which is Divergent, meaning, scattered or dispersed.
: a TANGENT touches a circle at exactly 1 pt, so meaning is SLIGHTLY CONNECTED, after touching circle it moves AWAY FROM NORMAL(PERPENDICULER i.e., radius), so AWAY FORM NORMAL OR CORRECT PATH
tangent also deviates from centre point of circle
recluse sounds like reckless. because of reckless character withdrawn from society