Results for solitary

Definitions of solitary:

part of speech: adjective

Being the sole person present: alone or lonely: single: living alone: without company: remote from society: retired: gloomy.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

Living alone; lonely; remote from society; not much frequented; gloomy; dismal; occurring singly.

part of speech: adjective

Living by oneself; lonely; single; done, passed, or suffered alone; as, solitary confinement; without inhabitants; as, the solitary desert; separate from others.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: noun

One who lives alone: a recluse or hermit.

part of speech: noun

One who lives alone; a hermit.

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