Associations to the word «Solitary»


SOLITARY, noun. One who lives alone, or in solitude; an anchoret, hermit or recluse.
SOLITARY, noun. Solitary confinement
SOLITARY, adjective. Living or being by one's self; alone; having no companion present; being without associates.
SOLITARY, adjective. Performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary journey; a solitary life.
SOLITARY, adjective. Not much visited or frequented; remote from society; retired.
SOLITARY, adjective. Not inhabited or occupied; without signs of inhabitants or occupation; desolate; deserted; silent; still; hence, gloomy; dismal.
SOLITARY, adjective. Single; individual; sole.
SOLITARY, adjective. (botany) Not associated with others of the same kind.
SOLITARY CONFINEMENT, noun. Forced isolation in a small space and the denial of contact with other persons.
SOLITARY TINAMOU, noun. A tinamou, Tinamus solitarius.
SOLITARY TINAMOUS, noun. Plural of solitary tinamou
SOLITARY WASP, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see solitary,‎ wasp.
SOLITARY WASP, noun. (dated) An informal taxonomic grouping of of genera of wasps that included most of those with solitary habits.

Dictionary definition

SOLITARY, noun. Confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners; "he was held in solitary".
SOLITARY, noun. One who lives in solitude.
SOLITARY, adjective. Characterized by or preferring solitude; "a lone wolf"; "a lonely existence"; "a man of a solitary disposition"; "a solitary walk".
SOLITARY, adjective. Of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies; "solitary bees".
SOLITARY, adjective. 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".
SOLITARY, 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".
SOLITARY, adjective. Devoid of creatures; "a lonely crossroads"; "a solitary retreat"; "a trail leading to an unfrequented lake".

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