Definitions for solitudeˈsɒl ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. solitude, purdah(noun)

    a state of social isolation

  2. solitude(noun)

    the state or situation of being alone

  3. solitude(noun)

    a solitary place

Wiktionary

  1. solitude(Noun)

    Aloneness; state of being alone or solitary, by oneself.

  2. solitude(Noun)

    A lonely or deserted place.

  3. Origin: From solitude

Webster Dictionary

  1. Solitude(adj)

    state of being alone, or withdrawn from society; a lonely life; loneliness

  2. Solitude(adj)

    remoteness from society; destitution of company; seclusion; -- said of places; as, the solitude of a wood

  3. Solitude(adj)

    solitary or lonely place; a desert or wilderness

Freebase

  1. Solitude

    Solitude is a state of seclusion or isolation, i.e., lack of contact with people. It may stem from bad relationships, loss of loved ones, deliberate choice, infectious disease, mental disorders, neurological disorders or circumstances of employment or situation. Short-term solitude is often valued as a time when one may work, think or rest without being disturbed. It may be desired for the sake of privacy. A distinction has been made between solitude and loneliness. In this sense, these two words refer, respectively, to the joy and the pain of being alone.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Solitude

    sol′i-tūd, n. a being alone: a lonely life: want of company: a lonely place or desert. [Fr.,—L. solitudosolus, alone.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. solitude

    The only thing that can hold the balance true.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of solitude in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of solitude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu:

    Solitude begets whimsies.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    Solitude is the nest of thoughts.

  3. Joseph Roux:

    Solitude vivifies isolation kills.

  4. Vladimir Nabokov:

    Solitude is the playfield of Satan.

  5. Laurence Sterne:

    Solitude is the best nurse of wisdom.

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