Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Solitary"

The meaning of "Solitary" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does solitary mean?
Q: What does solitary mean?
A: Being alone, having quiet time.
Q: What does solitary mean?
A: It means "alone".

Example sentences using "Solitary"

Q: Please show me example sentences with solitary.
A: "She has a solitary nature"
"He prefers solitary pursuits"
"The prisoner is in solitary confinement"
"A solitary tear rolled down his cheek"
Q: Please show me example sentences with solitary.
A: She led a solitary life.
(Lonely)
She was in solitary confinement. (in prison)

Synonyms of "Solitary" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between solitary and loneliness ?
A: Solitary is being or living alone. Ex. I live a solitary life.
Loneliness is more like the feeling of sadness because you have no friends. Ex. Now that she is gone I feel nothing but loneliness.
Q: What is the difference between solitary and lonely ?
A: Solitary is when you are alone with no-one else there. Lonely is when you feel isolated, alone and upset, even when there might be people with you. So you can be solitary but not lonely, and vice versa
Q: What is the difference between solitary and solitarie ?
A: The plural of solitary is solitaries . There is no solitarie
Q: What is the difference between solitary and lonely ?
A: I am feeling lonely.
He is in solitary confinement.

lonely is more of a feeling word - more emotive, a resultant state. solitary is less presumptive about how one is feeling. also you can't be solitary in a group of people (by definition) but you can feel lonely.

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