Examples of solitude in a Sentence
She wished to work on her novel in solitude.
He enjoyed the peace and solitude of the woods.
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The solitude allowed him to concentrate on the task ahead and perhaps shield him from attacks on social media and occasional insults from the stands — or even other wrestling mats — during meets.
Lorde is applying herself to the paradox of building mass entertainment out of songs that wrangle with solitude, self-doubt, betrayal, disillusionment and post-party depression, with music that can embrace big pop bangers or turn morosely inward.
With their mother long dead and their father even longer out of the picture, Luiza's departure leaves her college dropout brother in solitude.
Yet for all the liveliness implied in the wall-texts and photographs included in the exhibition, the overwhelming impression of her pictures is of forlorn, eternal solitude, and sadness.
Those summers of solitude and silence, a teenager wandering the hills on my own, no company, 'nothing to do,' were very important to me.
Inspired by the Coptic Church of Egypt and Libya, and St. Anthony in the Desert, Gaelic Christian monks sought extreme solitude here beginning sometime in the 6th to 8th centuries and lasting through the late 12th or early 13th century.
The small town of Wrangell is a quiet retreat, and a family can find even more solitude at one of the many public-use cabins nearby.
Those summers of solitude and silence, a teenager wandering the hills on my own, no company, ‘nothing to do,’ were very important to me.
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Origin and Etymology of solitude
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of solitude
- a few quiet hours of solitude
- the isolation of the village in winter
- lived in pastoral seclusion
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