plural of hermit
as in solitaries
a person who lives away from others St. Jerome is said to have spent two years as a hermit in the desert, searching for inner peace

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“Hermits.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hermits. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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