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solitary

Synonyms of solitary in English:

adjective

  • 1 I live a pretty solitary life
    antisocial, unsociable, withdrawn, reclusive, cloistered, introverted, hermitic;
    North American lonesome
    [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;
    secluded, hidden, concealed, private, unfrequented, unvisited, undisturbed, sequestered, desolate;
    North American in the backwoods, lonesome;
    South African in the backveld, in the platteland;
    Australian/New Zealand in the backblocks, in the booay
    informalunget-at-able, in the sticks
    North American informaljerkwater, in the tall timbers, in the boondocks
    Australian/New Zealand informalBarcoo, beyond the black stump
    literarylone
    [Antonyms] accessible, busy
  • 3 we have not a solitary shred of evidence to go on
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