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Synonyms of solitude in English:


  • 1 she savoured her few hours of freedom and solitude
    loneliness, solitariness, remoteness, isolation, seclusion, retirement, withdrawal, purdah, privacy, privateness, peace, peace and quiet, desolation;
    North American  lonesomeness
    [Antonyms] company
  • 2 solitudes like the area around the loch are becoming more and more precious
    wilderness, undisturbed area, unspoilt area, rural area, wilds, backwoods, the back of beyond;
    desert, emptiness, wasteland, no-man's-land;
    in Australia the bush, the outback;
    North American & Australian/New Zealand  backcountry;
    South African  the backveld
    informal the sticks, the middle of nowhere
    North American informal the boondocks
    archaic retirement
  • Word links

    eremophobia fear of solitude
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