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
Among those in the mix is one that would ban the use of solitary confinement.As Virginia Democrats rein themselves in with bill limits, some legislators see lost opportunities|Laura Vozzella|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
In staged battles between a trio of workers and a solitary soldier ant from a different species, Atta cephalotes, this mineral armor singlehandedly tipped the scale in the workers’ favor, the researchers say.Mineral body armor helps some leaf-cutting ants win fights with bigger kin|Christie Wilcox|November 24, 2020|Science News
That means solitary stays locked in hotel rooms overseas after long shifts on the flight deck, and occasionally lengthy enforced quarantines.
Colugos were once thought to be solitary animals, Miard says.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
My picks were private solitary escapes nestled in nature and accessible via car.After Eight Weeks Cramped Inside An Apartment, I Escaped To The Catskills|Charli Penn|October 15, 2020|Essence.com
The group encompasses Byrne's art-rock solitariness and the dissociation effects in the spare—somewhat Godardian—staging.The Stacks: Pauline Kael's Talking Heads Obsession|Pauline Kael|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, lunching at any Club in solitariness that day, with Aminta away from home, was bitter penance.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
Nothing gives more content than solitariness, no (p. 14) solitariness like this of a single life.How to be Happy Though Married|E. J. Hardy.
I have known men grow into a state of incurable idiocy after a few months' solitariness.Grif|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
They are much addicted to solitariness, and weary of company for the most part.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
This solitariness in the great unknown world dazed the child.The Burning Secret|Stefan Zweig