Synonyms for solitary
Antonyms for solitary
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SOLITARY
In these solitary tours he was busy and happy, working and playing.
Here he cooked and ate his meals, and here he spent his solitary evenings.
Like a sentinel on that solitary plain it overwhelms me with a sense of mystery.
When a man is bitten by a snake in a solitary place he is in God's hands.
It was my bringing up, I fancy, which made me a solitary lad.
A solitary ruffian, indeed, is moody, but a gang of ruffians are jovial.
The conduct of this savage had formed a solitary exception to that of all his fellows.
Evelyn had been prepared to feel an interest in her solitary neighbour.
Our disaster was too awful, and the pathos of that solitary survivor too piercing.
The one solitary inscription on their house related to a fire-plug.
mid-14c., "alone, living alone," from Old French solitaire, from Latin solitarius "alone, lonely, isolated," from solitas "loneliness, solitude," from solus "alone" (see sole (adj.)). Meaning "single, sole, only" is from 1742. Related: Solitarily; solitariness. As a noun from late 14c.; from 1854 as short for solitary confinement (that phrase recorded from 1817).
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SOLITARY
- batching it
- by itself/oneself
- in solitary
- me and my shadow
- me myself and I
- on one's own
- traveling light
- cold fish
- laid back
- lone wolf
- on ice
- putting on airs
- stuck up