noun, plural sol·i·tar·ies.
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Origin of solitary
OTHER WORDS FROM solitarysol·i·tar·i·ly, adverbsol·i·tar·i·ness, nounun·sol·i·tar·y, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for solitary
They also clarify the stakes of his study by showing that our predicament, and the resources for understanding it and withstanding it, involve living, breathing humans in community, not abstract principles or solitary saviors.Delusions, justice, accountability and freedom in America|Paul Taylor|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
However, because the open design allows sound to leak out, the listening experience is not private and therefore is only ideal for at-home or solitary use.Best headphones: Get good-quality audio equipment at your budget|PopSci Commerce Team|December 17, 2020|Popular Science
Of course, price aside, you’d also need to find room for a boatload of solar cells from 1956 to equal the output of that single, solitary modern panel.Why the Price of New Solar Electricity Fell an Incredible 89% in the Last Decade|Jason Dorrier|December 13, 2020|Singularity Hub
American woodcocks are iconic little solitary shorebirds that live in forests and constantly bob while they walk, and they’re rarely seen out west.
Then Tye and Matthews isolated the same mice again, this time using optogenetics to silence the DRN neurons after the period in solitary.Why do you feel lonely? Neuroscience is starting to find answers.|Amy Nordrum|September 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
One forenoon, whilst I was sitting solitarily in my little chamber, this friendly man stood before me for the first time.The True Story of My Life|Hans Christian Andersen
"Purgatory" is a mountain rising solitarily from the ocean on that side of the earth which is opposite to us.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
He breakfasted very early, and dined solitarily, and at uncertain hours, as business permitted.Uncle Silas|J. S. LeFanu
And she, wandering solitarily in the hall, had no doubt sat down beside a screen that had Edward and Florence on the other side.The Good Soldier|Ford Madox Ford
But Jean Merle was living, and might continue to live another twenty years or more, thus solitarily and monotonously.Cobwebs and Cables|Hesba Stretton