solitary confinement, solitary(noun)
confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners
"he was held in solitary"
hermit, recluse, solitary, solitudinarian, troglodyte(adj)
one who lives in solitude
lone(a), lonely(a), solitary(adj)
characterized by or preferring solitude
"a lone wolf"; "a lonely existence"; "a man of a solitary disposition"; "a solitary walk"
nongregarious, nonsocial, solitary(adj)
of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies
alone(p), lone(a), lonely(a), solitary(adj)
lacking companions or companionship
"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"
lone(a), lonesome(a), only(a), sole(a), solitary(a)(adj)
being the only one; single and isolated from others
"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"
lonely, solitary, unfrequented(adj)
devoid of creatures
"a lonely crossroads"; "a solitary retreat"; "a trail leading to an unfrequented lake"
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
existing alone; living or going without companions
"we can keep just living in solitary like this."
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
Words popularity by usage frequency
How to use solitary in a sentence?
Each man is his own prisoner, in solitary confinement for life.
ADX itself has ... become almost entirely a 'lock-down' facility in which prisoners are locked in solitary cells for all but a few hours a week.
I hope that President Obama's pledge to reform the criminal justice system regarding the practice of prolonged or indefinite solitary confinement is implemented without delay.
I would rather have you beat me with sticks -- I would rather have you beat me than put me in solitary.
If you are idle, be not solitary if you are solitary be not idle.
Translations for solitary
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- яңғыҙ, берҙән-берBashkir
- solitariCatalan, Valencian
- einsam, einsiedlerisch, verlassen, abgeschieden, Einsiedler, alleinstehend, EinsiedlerinGerman
- yksineläjä, yksinäinenFinnish
- solitaire, seulFrench
- uaigneach, aonaranachScottish Gaelic
- okotahi, pakewaMāori
- samotnik, samodzielny, samotny, pojedynczy, odludnyPolish
- единичный, уединённый, одиночный, одинокий, затворник, отшельникRussian
- münzevice, kimsesiz, terk edilmiş, münzevi, metruk, yapayalnız, yalnızTurkish
- đơn độcVietnamese
Get even more translations for solitary »
Find a translation for the solitary synonym in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)