What does the word solitary mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A hermit.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Solitarily.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Alone; lonely; secluded; single.

Usage examples for solitary

  1. The words came at last to break the silence of the solitary place. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  2. A man, with a long solitary ride ahead of him, has much time for conjecture, idle and otherwise. – Six Feet Four by Jackson Gregory
  3. Her solitary companion was of the class of the admiring gentlemen. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
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