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Found 4 items, similar to solitude.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: solitude kesendirian
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: solitude kesendirian, kesunyian, ketersendirian
English → English (WordNet) Definition: solitude solitude n 1: a state of social isolation [syn: purdah] 2: a solitary place 3: a disposition toward being alone [syn: aloneness, loneliness, lonesomeness]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Solitude Solitude \Sol"i*tude\, n. [F., from L. solitudo, solus alone. See Sole, a.] 1. state of being alone, or withdrawn from society; a lonely life; loneliness. [1913 Webster] Whosoever is delighted with solitude is either a wild beast or a god. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] O Solitude! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. Remoteness from society; destitution of company; seclusion; -- said of places; as, the solitude of a wood. [1913 Webster] The solitude of his little parish is become matter of great comfort to him. --Law. [1913 Webster] 3. solitary or lonely place; a desert or wilderness. [1913 Webster] In these deep solitudes and awful cells Where heavenly pensive contemplation dwells. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Syn: Syn. Loneliness; soitariness; loneness; retiredness; recluseness. -- Solitude, Retirement, Seclusion, Loneliness. Usage: Retirement is a withdrawal from general society, implying that a person has been engaged in its scenes. Solitude describes the fact that a person is alone; seclusion, that he is shut out from others, usually by his own choice; loneliness, that he feels the pain and oppression of being alone. Hence, retirement is opposed to a gay, active, or public life; solitude, to society; seclusion, to freedom of access on the part of others; and loneliness, enjoyment of that society which the heart demands. [1913 Webster] O blest retirement, friend to life's decline. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] Such only can enjoy the country who are capable of thinking when they are there; then they are prepared for solitude; and in that [the country] solitude is prepared for them. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] It is a place of seclusion from the external world. --Bp. Horsley. [1913 Webster] These evils . . . seem likely to reduce it [a city] ere long to the loneliness and the insignificance of a village. --Eustace. [1913 Webster]


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