Definition of solitudinarian in English:

solitudinarian

Line breaks: soli|tu¦din|ar¦ian
Pronunciation: /ˌsɒlɪtjuːdɪˈnɛːrɪən
 
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noun

rare
  • A person who lives a solitary life; a recluse.
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    • It seemed to be more suited to those the world prefers to ignore: recluses, solitudinarians withdrawn from worldliness and public notice, supernatural beings and the mad.
    • There are breakfast-rooms and supper-rooms, little nooks where the solitudinarian may steal away for an hour of communion with his favorite novelist or poet.
    • A noted traveler, he continued to be, an adventurer, but always a solitudinarian.

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