Solitarily



adjective
1.
alone; without companions; unattended:
a solitary passer-by.
2.
living alone; avoiding the society of others:
a solitary existence.
3.
by itself; alone:
one solitary house.
4.
characterized by the absence of companions:
a solitary journey.
5.
done without assistance or accompaniment; done in solitude:
solitary chores.
6.
being the only one:
a solitary exception.
7.
characterized by solitude, as a place; unfrequented, secluded, or lonely:
a solitary cabin in the woods.
8.
Zoology. living habitually alone or in pairs, as certain wasps.
Compare social (def 11).
noun, plural solitaries.
9.
a person who lives alone or in solitude, or avoids the society of others.
10.
a person who lives in solitude from religious motives.
11.
solitary confinement.
adjective
1.
following or enjoying a life of solitude: a solitary disposition
2.
experienced or performed alone: a solitary walk
3.
(of a place) unfrequented
4.
(prenominal) single; sole: a solitary speck in the sky
5.
having few companions; lonely
6.
(of animals) not living in organized colonies or large groups: solitary bees, a solitary elephant Compare social (sense 7), gregarious (sense 2)
7.
(of flowers) growing singly
noun (pl) -taries
8.
a person who lives in seclusion; hermit; recluse
9.
(informal) short for solitary confinement

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