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soli·tary con·fine·ment

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  1. solitary confinement, solitarynoun

    confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners

    "he was held in solitary"

    Synonyms:
    solitudinarian, hermit, solitary, troglodyte, recluse

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    Read the full text of the Solitary Confinement poem by Frederick William (FW) Harvey on the Poetry.com website.

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  1. Michael Douglas:

    I believe the moment where I started to change direction was when I was given my second sentence, iwas in solitary confinement and I felt something cracking or breaking inside of me.

  2. Capitol Police:

    This is exactly what the January 6th protestors are charged with, so will these Colbert creeps get the same, no bail, solitary confinement treatment??? this is an active criminal investigation, and may result in additional criminal charges after consultation with the U.S. Attorney.

  3. Elizabeth Warren:

    Solitary confinement is a form of punishment that is cruel and psychologically damaging, and we’re talking about people who haven’t been convicted of anything yet.

  4. Brendan Hunt:

    I had a lot of time to think in prison. I've been in prison for three months. A lot of that in solitary confinement, and I had to come to grips with the fact that a lot of my language was very inappropriate, it was irresponsible, careless and immature in a lot of ways.

  5. Craig Haney:

    People have to structure their lives around the absence of other human beings, they [prisoners in solitary confinement] go for years on end without touching anyone with affection.


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