Synonyms of hermit
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anchoritea person who lives in seclusion, esp a religious recluse; hermit
loner (informal)If you describe someone as a loner, you mean they prefer to be alone rather than with a group of people.
• I'm very much a loner - I never go out.
recluseA recluse is a person who lives alone and deliberately avoids other people.
• His widow became a virtual recluse for the remainder of her life.
Thesaurus for hermit from the Collins English Thesaurus
one of the early Christian recluses