Private and Solitary


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Private adjective – Not known or meant to be known by the general populace.
Solitary is a synonym for private in reserved topic. In some cases you can use "Solitary" instead the word "Private" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like quiet, secluded, hidden. popular alternative
Nearby Words: privation, privately, privacy, privative, privateer
Synonyms for Private


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Solitary adjective – Being the one or ones of a class with no other members.
Private is a synonym for solitary in secluded topic. You can use "Private" instead the word "Solitary" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as quiet. popular alternative
Nearby Words: solitaire, solitariness, solitarily
Synonyms for Solitary

Things that words describes

person private person solitary person
life private life solitary life
show private show solitary show
time private time solitary time
Other nouns: room, lives.

Both words in one sentence

  • Riker also fits the role in easily being the more gregarious and social (he plays in the ship's jazz group and runs the senior officers' poker games) while Picard is the more private and prefers solitary pursuits such as reading and archeology.
  • According to the Edinburgh Review, "She never appeared in public, nor mingled in private society, but kept herself apart, like the sweet bird that sings its solitary notes, shrouded and unseen." Christina Rossetti had to abandon a biography of her life due to a lack of information.
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