Synonyms of solitary in English:



  • 1 I live a pretty solitary life
    lonely, companionless, unaccompanied, by oneself/itself, on one's/its own, (all) alone, friendless; antisocial, unsociable, withdrawn, reclusive, cloistered, introverted, hermitic; North Americanlonesome
    [Antonyms] sociable
  • 2 solitary farmsteads were sparingly dotted about
    isolated, remote, out of the way, outlying, off the beaten track, in the depths of …, hard to find, lonely, in the back of beyond, in the hinterlands, off the map, in the middle of nowhere, godforsaken, obscure, inaccessible, cut-off, tucked away, unreachable; faraway, far-flung; secluded, hidden, concealed, private, unfrequented, unvisited, undisturbed, sequestered, desolate; North Americanin the backwoods, lonesome; South Africanin the backveld, in the platteland; Australian/New Zealandin the backblocks, in the booay
    informal unget-at-able, in the sticks
    North American informal jerkwater, in the tall timbers, in the boondocks
    Australian/New Zealand informal Barcoo, beyond the black stump
    literary lone
    [Antonyms] accessible busy
  • 3 we have not a solitary shred of evidence to go on
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  • at school he remained a solitary
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