Definition of 'solitude'
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Those moments of beauty and solitude and peace. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their pleasures derive from fulfilling internal wishes and desires and they find solitude easy to bear. Know Your Own Mind (1991)Players from other countries might have enjoyed the solitude. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Learn to value and enjoy solitude and your own company and thoughts. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002) Prayer and solitude and Bible reading seem to be a waste of effort. Christianity Today (2000)Often annoyed by the household's other animals because they prefer solitude. The Sun (2013)It enjoyed solitude, and the peace that goes with solitude. Somewhere East of Life (1994)I left convinced that solitude is best enjoyed with friends. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I am there to enjoy the solitude. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Take a little time out from your life once a year if you can - to go away and find solitude. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Her other home was on the Suffolk coast where many of her ideas came to her and where she enjoyed solitude. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I run on my own and enjoy the solitude, while gradually seeing myself improve each week. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He preferred the solitude of his country retreat near New York. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Enjoy the solitude and the view, but a high house shouldn't be a high horse. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Seek solitude, by all means, but it might be wise to maintain some contact with the outside world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The few old men I've observed prefer solitude. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And the singer admits he's a far cry from the man fans see on stage, seeking solitude and getting out on the fairways. The Sun (2012)All these things, and far more, seem so much fresher once you settle for old age and have the time and solitude to enjoy them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'solitude'
British English: solitude NOUN
Solitude is the state of being alone, especially when this is peaceful and pleasant.
He enjoyed his moments of solitude before the pressures of the day began.
Definition of solitude from the Collins English Dictionary
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