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Definition of Solitary


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

solitary in Afrikaans is eensaam, alleen, enigste
solitary in Danish is alene
solitary in Dutch is enkel, bloot, louter
solitary in Finnish is yksin
solitary in Italian is singolo, solo
solitary in Norwegian is alene
solitary in Swedish is enslig