solitude
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈsɒlɪˌtjuːd/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈsɑlɪˌtud/
Noun

solitude

  1. Aloneness; state of being alone or solitary, by oneself.
    Synonyms: aloneness
    Antonyms: intimacy
  2. A lonely or deserted place.
    • 1813, Lord Byron, Bride of Abydos, Canto 2, stanza 20:
      Mark where his carnage and his conquests cease!
      He makes a solitude, and calls it — peace.
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