Found 3 items, similar to Solitary.
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n 1: confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners;
“he was held in solitary”
[syn: solitary confinement
2: one who lives in solitude [syn: hermit
adj 1: characterized by or preferring solitude in mode of life;
“the eremitic element in the life of a religious
; “a lone wolf”
; “a man of a solitary
2: of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or
colonies; “solitary bees”
3: lacking companions or companionship; “he was alone when we
; “she is alone much of the time”
; “the lone skier
on the mountain”
; “a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of
; “a lonely soul”
; “a solitary traveler”
4: enjoyed or performed alone; “a lonely existence”
; “took a solitary walk”
; “enjoyed her
; “solitary pursuits such as reading”
5: being the only one; single and isolated from others; “the
lone doctor in the entire county”
; “a lonesome pine”
; “the sole heir”
; “the sole example”
solitary instance of cowardice”
; “a solitary speck in the
6: separated from or unfrequented by others; remote or
secluded; “a lonely crossroads”
; “a solitary retreat”
trail leading to an unfrequented lake”
English → English
, a. [L. solitarius, fr. solus alone: cf.
F. solitaire. See Sole
, a., and cf. Solitaire
1. Living or being by one's self; having no companion
present; being without associates; single; alone; lonely.
Those rare and solitary, these in flocks. --Milton.
Hie home unto my chamber,
Where thou shalt find me, sad and solitary. --Shak.
2. Performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary
journey; a solitary life.
Satan . . . explores his solitary flight. --Milton.
3. Not 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.
How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of
people. --Lam. i. 1.
Let that night be solitary; let no joyful voice come
therein. --Job iii. 7.
5. Single; individual; sole; as, a solitary instance of
vengeance; a solitary example.
6. (Bot.) Not associated with others of the same kind.
(Zo["o]l.), any solitary hymenopterous insect
of the family Mutillid[ae]
. The female of these insects
is destitute of wings and has a powerful sting. The male
is winged and resembles a wasp. Called also spider ant
(Zo["o]l.), any species of bee which does not
(Zo["o]l.), an American tattler
(Zo["o]l.), the great snipe. [Prov. Eng.]
(Zo["o]l.) the starling. [Prov. Eng.]
One who lives alone, or in solitude; an anchoret; a hermit; a