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solitary

Synonyms of solitary in English:

adjective

  • 1 a solitary life
    lonely, companionless, unaccompanied, by oneself, on one's own, alone, friendless;
    antisocial, unsociable, withdrawn, reclusive, cloistered, hermitic, incommunicado, lonesome
    [Antonyms] sociable
  • 2 solitary farmsteads
    isolated, remote, lonely, out of the way, in the back of beyond, outlying, off the beaten track/path, godforsaken, obscure, inaccessible, cut off;
    secluded, private, sequestered, desolate, in the backwoods
    informal in the sticks, in the middle of nowhere, in the boondocks, in the back woods
    literary lone
    [Antonyms] accessible
  • 3 a solitary piece of evidence
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