What does the word solitude mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Loneliness; seclusion. solitariness.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A deserted place.

Usage examples for solitude

  1. At these moments I took refuge in the most perfect solitude. – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  2. She retired to her house at Paris, where during the rest of her life she lived in complete solitude, without company or amusement of any kind. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 9 And His Court and of The Regency by Duc de Saint-Simon
  3. But more often it was a desolate solitude. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke