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solitude

sol·i·tude

solitude

 
pronunciation:
sa l tud
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the condition of living or being by oneself; isolation.
 
synonyms:
isolation, seclusion
definition 2: the quality of being remote from people or of being little frequented.
the solitude of the deep forest
synonyms:
loneliness
definition 3: a remote or quiet place.
synonyms:
seclusion
derivation: solitudinous (adj.)
Word Parts
The word solitude contains the following parts:
sol2, soli Latin root that means alone