solitary


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confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners

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one who lives in solitude

characterized by or preferring solitude

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of plants and animals

lacking companions or companionship

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being the only one

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devoid of creatures

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References in classic literature ?
How can I go on as I am, a solitary curse to myself, a living disgrace to everyone I come near
But all I saw was the deep blue sky above, with one solitary star, and the white mist spreading wide and low beneath.
In one of the wild and solitary passes they were startled by the trail of four or five pedestrians, whom they supposed to be spies from some predatory camp of either Arickara or Crow Indians.
Miller must be rich; and think, aunt, he has seven grown up daughters that he has dragged with him into the wilderness; only think, Katherine, how solitary they must be.
Death was in that poisonous wave, And in its gulf a fitting grave For him who thence could solace bring To his lone imagining -- Whose solitary soul could make An Eden of that dim lake.
As his own boat went under the dark archway he saw another boat coming toward him, rowed by a man as solitary as himself.
Many solitary figures he perceives creeping through the streets; many solitary figures out on heaths, and roads, and lying under haystacks.
He began to loathe his lodgings and the long solitary evenings he spent in them.
At the same instant the sun came fully out from behind the clouds, and the clear sound of the solitary shot and the brilliance of the bright sunshine merged in a single joyous and spirited impression.
You are a solitary boy while all this is taking place, for two boys together cannot adventure far upon the Round Pond, and though you may talk to yourself throughout the voyage, giving orders and executing them with dispatch, you know not, when it is time to go home, where you have been or what swelled your sails; your treasure-trove is all locked away in your hold, so to speak, which will be opened, perhaps, by another little boy many years afterward.
Southward, with low funnel belching forth fire and smoke into the blackness of the night, the huge engine, with its solitary saloon carriage and guard's brake, thundered its way through the night towards the great metropolis.
Occasionally a solitary male was driven out by the sharp teeth of his rivals.
Observant persons, accustomed to frequent the London parks, can hardly have failed to notice the number of solitary strangers sadly endeavoring to vary their lives by taking a walk.
The dress showed me that the solitary stranger was a woman.
But for the most part it is as solitary where I live as on the prairies.