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Synonyms for solitariness

the quality or state of being alone

Synonyms for solitariness

the state of being alone in solitary isolation


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Thus, he left Jerusalem, as it had always been his wish, and he led a life of solitariness.
Rather than being a symbol of darkness, solitariness, and aridness, the Arab desert is pictured as a populated place, one alive with its people and vegetation (e.
Maja's music plays out their solitariness, their tussles with the elements, their determination and their serenity.
She had to deal with her solitariness in a turbulent and uncivilized Tuscaloosa amidst worries about holding the affection of John Gayle.
First, influenced by Ralph Waldo Emerson, James frames religious belief as essentially a matter for individuals in their solitariness, rather than a communal matter.
For a lifetime Bergman chronicled the Swedish soul, its solitariness, its obsessiveness and its melancholia, a trait he shared with other Swedish artistic geniuses - it's in the poetry of the recent Nobel Literature prize winner Transtromer, the music of Stenhammar, the paintings of Zorn and the writings of Strindberg and Dagerman.
Nevertheless, there can be no doubt that the example of certain Byronic heroes, in addition to influencing the way in which Octave desponds and despairs generally, also suggested how he might adjust to his hidden sexual problem: the suppressed violence, the solitariness, the glacial reserve, and the contempt for and resistance to love which characterize these heroes were so many Romantic trappings in which it was all too easy for Stendhal to veil Octave's malady (Rosa, "Byronism" 799-805).
Presence and company, alongside absence and solitude, and easeful range of reference are coming together here in Baxter's distinct articulation, but this is itself an expression of 'shared' solitude: the paradox emphasises both the solitariness of the poet (like Wordsworth looking on the Highland girl) and the community of others--friends, but also family, tribal, national, or simply human characters of all kinds, from rabbiters to poets.
Hence, silently in the face of Reality, Genius happens to the Universe as much as the Universe happens to it, while others can hardly notice, let alone imbibe, this epistemological degree of universal solitariness.
Orr's scene likewise juxtaposes the isolation of the live-oak with the companionship of two, presumably male, horsemen, thus offering a tempting invitation to read the Harper's illustration as a possible source for Whitman's memorable meditation on solitariness.
At a desolated place close to roadside you may be bewitched by some veiled soul pacing restlessly hiding and exposing her bumpy ride like solitariness.
Donald Winnicott also talks about solitariness of the individual being part of culture and religion, not to mention an intrinsic part of psychoanalysis.
She stated that Indian women were " [a] ptas y capaces para el estado y por su virtud, recogixniento y muy buena crianza es que seran muy buenas religiosas" [suited to and capable of the religious life, and because of their virtue, solitariness and good upbringing, they will be good nuns] (Testimony).
Israel, who shot a bullet on innocence and mercy, has chosen with this murder in the open sea, solitariness against the whole world.