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SOLITUDE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does solitude mean? 

SOLITUDE (noun)
  The noun SOLITUDE has 3 senses:

1. a state of social isolation
2. a solitary place
3. a disposition toward being alone

  Familiarity information: SOLITUDE used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SOLITUDE (noun)


Sense 1solitude [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A state of social isolation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

purdah; solitude

Hypernyms ("solitude" is a kind of...):

isolation (a state of separation between persons or groups)


Sense 2solitude [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A solitary place

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Hypernyms ("solitude" is a kind of...):

place; spot; topographic point (a point located with respect to surface features of some region)


Sense 3solitude [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A disposition toward being alone

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

aloneness; lonesomeness; loneliness; solitude

Hypernyms ("solitude" is a kind of...):

disposition; temperament (your usual mood)


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