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Synonyms for solitary
ˈsɒl ɪˌtɛr isoli·ta·ry

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. solitary

    Synonyms:
    sole, single, only, lone, lonely, private, remote, retired, sequestered, desolate, uninhabited, desert

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. solitary confinement, solitarynoun

    confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners

    "he was held in solitary"

    Synonyms:
    solitudinarian, hermit, solitary confinement, troglodyte, recluse

    Antonyms:
    social, gregarious, inhabited, multiple, accompanied

  2. hermit, recluse, solitary, solitudinarian, troglodyteadjective

    one who lives in solitude

    Synonyms:
    caveman, troglodyte, recluse, anchorite, cave man, solitudinarian, cave dweller, hermit, solitary confinement

    Antonyms:
    accompanied, gregarious, social, multiple, inhabited

  3. lone(a), lonely(a), solitaryadjective

    characterized by or preferring solitude

    "a lone wolf"; "a lonely existence"; "a man of a solitary disposition"; "a solitary walk"

    Antonyms:
    gregarious, multiple, accompanied, social, inhabited

  4. nongregarious, nonsocial, solitaryadjective

    of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies

    "solitary bees"

    Synonyms:
    unfrequented, solitary(a), lonely(a), nongregarious, lonely, nonsocial, alone(p), sole(a), only(a), lone(a), lonesome(a)

    Antonyms:
    accompanied, gregarious, inhabited, multiple, social

  5. alone(p), lone(a), lonely(a), solitaryadjective

    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"

    Antonyms:
    multiple, accompanied, gregarious, inhabited, social

  6. lone(a), lonesome(a), only(a), sole(a), solitary(a)adjective

    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"

    Antonyms:
    accompanied, multiple, inhabited, gregarious, social

  7. lonely, solitary, unfrequentedadjective

    devoid of creatures

    "a lonely crossroads"; "a solitary retreat"; "a trail leading to an unfrequented lake"

    Synonyms:
    unfrequented, lonesome, solitary(a), lonely(a), nongregarious, lonely, nonsocial, alone(p), sole(a), only(a), lone(a), lonesome(a)

    Antonyms:
    inhabited, social, multiple, accompanied, gregarious

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  1. lonliness

    existing alone; living or going without companions

    "we can keep just living in solitary like this."

    Submitted by anonymous on April 16, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 1 vote

  1. solitaryadjective

    Synonyms:
    lone, lonely, alone, unaccompanied, companionless, without society, without company

  2. solitaryadjective

    Synonyms:
    isolated, secluded, unfrequented, uninhabited, retired, deserted

  3. solitaryadjective

    Synonyms:
    dismal, gloomy, desolate, cheerless, lonesome

  4. solitaryadjective

    Synonyms:
    single, sole, individual

  5. solitarynoun

    Synonyms:
    hermit, anchorite, anchoret, recluse, solitaire, EREMITE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. solitaryadjective

    Synonyms:
    unfrequented, secluded, lonely, single, individual, eremetic, hermitical

  2. solitarynoun

    Synonyms:
    recluse, anchoret, hermit, eremite

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How to use solitary in a sentence?

  1. Dana Lawhorne:

    Our facility does not have' solitary confinement' and inmates housed in administrative segregation for safety and security reasons still have access to social visits, books, recreation, and break time outside their cells.

  2. Brian Nelson:

    I ask everyone [ who asks about solitary confinement ] to give up their cellphones, their TVs, everything, for a weekend, and then lock themselves in the bathroom, most of the people who try it come out after a few hours. They're like,' No.'.

  3. Ahmed Shaheed:

    I continue to receive frequent and alarming reports about the use of prolonged solitary and incommunicado confinement, torture and ill-treatment, lack of access to lawyers and the use of confessions solicited under torture as evidence in trials - practices that clearly violate Iran's own laws.

  4. Bo Kyi:

    We know that the military can not be trusted to respect the human rights of people and the rule of law in Burma, when the military was last in charge, political prisoners like me were rounded up, sent to prison for decades,( put in) solitary confinement and tortured. We are concerned that if this state of emergency is not reversed, similar things will happen again.

  5. Daniela Tejada:

    We have asked for clemency, we will wait to see what happens, matt was held in an undisclosed location in solitary confinement for over five months, with no charge, no lawyer and very limited consular access.


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