Solitude and Withdrawal


Solitude noun - The state of being alone or kept apart from others.
Usage example: sought the kind of solitude where his thoughts would be his only companions
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Synonyms for Solitude

Withdrawal is a synonym for solitude in retreat topic. In some cases you can use "Withdrawal" instead a noun "Solitude", when it comes to topics like retirement, aloneness, loneliness.


Withdrawal noun - An act of moving away especially from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable.

Solitude is a synonym for withdrawal in retreat topic. You can use "Solitude" instead a noun "Withdrawal", if it concerns topics such as retirement.

Nearby Words: withdraw, withdrawing, withdrawable

How words are described

physical physical solitude physical withdrawal
total total solitude total withdrawal
little little solitude little withdrawal
social social solitude social withdrawal
Other adjectives: enforced, self-imposed.
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