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Solitary
  • (a.) Living or being by one's self; having no companion present; being without associates; single; alone; lonely.
  • (a.) Not associated with others of the same kind.
  • (a.) Not inhabited or occupied; without signs of inhabitants or occupation; desolate; deserted; silent; still; hence, gloomy; dismal; as, the solitary desert.
  • (a.) Performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary journey; a solitary life.
  • (a.) Single; individual; sole; as, a solitary instance of vengeance; a solitary example.
  • (a.) ot much visited or frequented remote from society; retired; lonely; as, a solitary residence or place.
  • (n.) One who lives alone, or in solitude; an anchoret; a hermit; a recluse.

    OPTED is a public domain English word list dictionary, based on the public domain portion of "The Project Gutenberg Etext of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary" which is in turn based on the 1913 US Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. (See Project Gutenburg.)


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