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 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 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 alone and lonely ?
A: alone is being by yourself,
solitary is the act of being alone/doing the act of being by yourself, mostly on purpose ("I am being solitary here in my house"),
lonely is feeling alone ("I feel alone, let me call my friends").
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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