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Noun

Singular
solitary

Plural
-

solitary (-)
  1. One who lives alone, or in solitude; an anchoret; a hermit; a recluse.

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Adjective

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Positive
solitary

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  1. Living or being by one's self; alone; having no companion present; being without associates.
  2. Lonely.
  3. Performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary journey; a solitary life.
  4. Not much visited or frequented; remote from society; retired; as, a solitary residence or place.
  5. Not inhabited or occupied; without signs of inhabitants or occupation; desolate; deserted; silent; still; hence, gloomy; dismal; as, the solitary desert.
  6. Single; individual; sole; as, a solitary instance of vengeance; a solitary example.
  7. Not associated with others of the same kind.

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