What does the word secrecy mean?

Usage examples for secrecy

  1. He handed the cardinal a letter from the queen, short and full of secrecy, like the earlier ones. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  2. I, too, have taken that terrible oath of secrecy. – The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  3. Why did you maintain this extraordinary secrecy? – The Abandoned Room by Wadsworth Camp