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    solitary - Dictionary definition and meaning for word solitary

    Definition
    (noun) confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners
    Example Sentence
    • he was held in solitary
    Definition
    (noun) one who lives in solitude Definition
    (adj) characterized by or preferring solitude
    Synonyms : lone , lonely
    Example Sentence
    • a lone wolf
    • a lonely existence
    • a man of a solitary disposition
    • a solitary walk
    Definition
    (adj) of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies
    Synonyms : nongregarious , nonsocial
    Example Sentence
    • solitary bees
    Definition
    (adj) lacking companions or companionship
    Synonyms : alone , lone , lonely
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) being the only one; single and isolated from others
    Synonyms : lone , lonesome , only , sole
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) devoid of creatures
    Synonyms : lonely , unfrequented
    Example Sentence
    • a lonely crossroads
    • a solitary retreat
    • a trail leading to an unfrequented lake
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for solitary

one who plays SOLITARE alone at home all day liks to stay alone

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