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Synonyms for solitude
ˈsɒl ɪˌtud, -ˌtyudsoli·tude

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. solitudenoun


  2. solitudenoun

    Aloneness; state of being alone or solitary, by oneself.


  3. solitudenoun

    A lonely or deserted place.


English Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 2 votes

  1. solitude

    In retirement one withdraws from association he has had with others; we speak of the retirement of a public man to private life, tho he may still be much in company. In seclusion one shuts himself away from the society of all except intimate friends or attendants; in solitude no other person is present. While seclusion is ordinarily voluntary, solitude may be enforced; we speak of the solitude rather than the seclusion of a prisoner. As "private" denotes what concerns ourselves individually, privacy denotes freedom from the presence or observation of those not concerned or whom we desire not to have concerned in our affairs; privacy is more commonly temporary than seclusion; we speak of a moment's privacy. There may be loneliness without solitude, as amid an unsympathizing crowd, and solitude without loneliness, as when one is glad to be alone.

    loneliness, privacy, retirement, seclusion

    association, companionship, company, converse, fellowship, society

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. solitude

    loneliness, remoteness, seclusion, retirement, isolation, wildness, desertion, barrenness, wilderness, privacy

    publicity, populousness, society, frequentedness, intercourse, resort, meeting, reunion, throng, crowd

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. solitude, purdahnoun

    a state of social isolation

    purdah, sex segregation

  2. solitudenoun

    the state or situation of being alone


  3. solitudenoun

    a solitary place


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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. solitudenoun

    loneliness, isolation, seclusion, solitariness, lonely state, seclusiveness, lonely life, estrangement from the world

  2. solitudenoun

    desert, wilderness, waste, lonely place, deserted region

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. solitudenoun

    loneliness, isolation, seclusion, eremitism, retirement, wilderness

    Associated words:
    apanthropy, monophobia, eremophobia

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "solitude":

    loneliness, ioneliness, lonely

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  1. Miguel de Unanimo:

    Only in solitude do we find ourselves and in finding ourselves, we find in ourselves all our brothers in solitude.

  2. Honore' de Balzac:

    Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.

  3. Reverend Steven L. Thomason:

    If folks are isolated or quarantined, they quickly feel the challenges of that solitude and sense of loneliness, what technology affords us now is, even if those restrictions come about, we have the capacity to remain connected.

  4. Thomas De Quincey:

    Solitude, though it may be silent as light, is like light, the mightiest of agencies for solitude is essential to man. All men come into this world alone all leave it alone.

  5. John Stuart Mill:

    Solitude, in the sense of being often alone, is essential to any depth of meditation or of character and solitude in the presence of natural beauty and grandeur, is the cradle of thought and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without.

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