◄ Solitary ►

1. (a.) Living or being by one's self; having no companion present; being without associates; single; alone; lonely.

2. (a.) Performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary journey; a solitary life.

3. (a.) Not much visited or frequented remote from society; retired; lonely; as, a solitary residence or place.

4. (a.) Not inhabited or occupied; without signs of inhabitants or occupation; desolate; deserted; silent; still; hence, gloomy; dismal; as, the solitary desert.

5. (a.) Single; individual; sole; as, a solitary instance of vengeance; a solitary example.

6. (a.) Not associated with others of the same kind.

7. (n.) One who lives alone, or in solitude; an anchoret; a hermit; a recluse.

Diogenes Hieronymian Hieronymite Timon of Athens a certain abandoned alien alienated all alone alone aloof an anchoress anchorite any any one apart ascetic atomic bedridden invalid case character cloistered cloistered monk closet cynic companionless crackpot crank desert fathers desert saints deserted desolate detached distant eccentric either eremite eremitic exclusive fanatic forsaken friendless hermit hermitess hermitical hobo homebody homeless in solitude individual indivisible insociable insular integral invalid irreducible isolated isolationist kithless kook lone lone wolf lonely loner lonesome marabout maverick meshuggenah misanthropic monadic monistic natural nonconformist nut odd fellow oddball oddity offish one only original out-of-the-way outcast outsider pariah particular pillar saint pillarist queer duck queer fish queer specimen rara avis recluse reclusive remote removed reserved rootless screwball secluded seclusionist separate separated shut-in simple single single-handed singular sole solid solitaire solitudinarian solo standoffish stay-at-home stylite tramp type unabetted unaccompanied unaided unanalyzable unapproachable unassisted unattended uncompanionable uncouth undivided unescorted unexampled unfrequented uniform unique unitary unrepeatable unseconded unsocial unsupported whole withdrawn zealot


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