solitary confinement, solitary(noun)
confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners
"he was held in solitary"
hermit, recluse, solitary, solitudinarian, troglodyte(adj)
one who lives in solitude
lone(a), lonely(a), solitary(adj)
characterized by or preferring solitude
"a lone wolf"; "a lonely existence"; "a man of a solitary disposition"; "a solitary walk"
nongregarious, nonsocial, solitary(adj)
of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies
alone(p), lone(a), lonely(a), solitary(adj)
lacking companions or companionship
"he was alone when we met him"; "she is alone much of the time"; "the lone skier on the mountain"; "a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel"; "a lonely soul"; "a solitary traveler"
lone(a), lonesome(a), only(a), sole(a), solitary(a)(adj)
being the only one; single and isolated from others
"the lone doctor in the entire county"; "a lonesome pine"; "an only child"; "the sole heir"; "the sole example"; "a solitary instance of cowardice"; "a solitary speck in the sky"
lonely, solitary, unfrequented(adj)
devoid of creatures
"a lonely crossroads"; "a solitary retreat"; "a trail leading to an unfrequented lake"
One who lives alone, or in solitude; an anchoret, hermit or recluse.
Living or being by one's self; alone; having no companion present; being without associates.
Performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary journey; a solitary life.
Not much visited or frequented; remote from society; retired; as, a solitary residence or place.
Not inhabited or occupied; without signs of inhabitants or occupation; desolate; deserted; silent; still; hence, gloomy; dismal; as, the solitary desert.
Single; individual; sole; as, a solitary instance of vengeance; a solitary example.
Not associated with others of the same kind.
living or being by one's self; having no companion present; being without associates; single; alone; lonely
performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary journey; a solitary life
ot much visited or frequented remote from society; retired; lonely; as, a solitary residence or place
not inhabited or occupied; without signs of inhabitants or occupation; desolate; deserted; silent; still; hence, gloomy; dismal; as, the solitary desert
single; individual; sole; as, a solitary instance of vengeance; a solitary example
not associated with others of the same kind
one who lives alone, or in solitude; an anchoret; a hermit; a recluse
Origin: [L. solitarius, fr. solus alone: cf. F. solitaire. See Sole, a., and cf. Solitaire.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sol′i-tar-i, adj. being the sole person present: alone or lonely: single, separate, simple: living alone, not social or gregarious: without company: remote from society: retired, secluded: gloomy.—n. one who lives alone: a recluse or hermit—(obs.) Solitā′rian.—adv. Sol′itarily.—n. Sol′itariness. [Fr. solitaire—L. solitarius—solus, alone.]
The numerical value of solitary in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of solitary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of solitary in a Sentence
Written words in solitary are medicine.
The Bible knows nothing of solitary religion.
There is no such thing as a solitary Christian.
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.
The life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.
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Translations for solitary
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- яңғыҙ, берҙән-берBashkir
- solitariCatalan, Valencian
- einsam, einsiedlerisch, verlassen, abgeschieden, Einsiedler, alleinstehend, EinsiedlerinGerman
- yksineläjä, yksinäinenFinnish
- solitaire, seulFrench
- uaigneach, aonaranachScottish Gaelic
- okotahi, pakewaMāori
- samotnik, samodzielny, samotny, pojedynczy, odludnyPolish
- единичный, уединённый, одиночный, одинокий, затворник, отшельникRussian
- münzevice, kimsesiz, terk edilmiş, münzevi, metruk, yapayalnız, yalnızTurkish
- đơn độcVietnamese
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