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Related / Similar Words: hermit, recluse, solitudinarian, troglodyte, solitary confinement, lonely(a), unfrequented, eremitic, eremitical, lone(a), alone(p), nongregarious, nonsocial

 

Definition:
  • one who lives in solitude;
  • confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners; "he was held in solitary";
  • separated from or unfrequented by others; remote or secluded; "a lonely crossroads"; "a solitary retreat"; "a trail leading to an unfrequented lake";
  • characterized by or preferring solitude in mode of life; "the eremitic element in the life of a religious colony"; "a lone wolf"; "a man of a solitary disposition";
  • enjoyed or performed alone; "a lonely existence"; "his lonely room"; "took a solitary walk"; "enjoyed her solitary dinner"; "solitary pursuits such as reading";
  • 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";
  • of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies; "solitary bees";

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    Hyponyms: John the Baptist, St. John the Baptist

     

    Anagrams: royalist

     

     
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