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solitude

noun [U] uk   /ˈsɒl.ɪ.tjuːd/ us    /ˈsɑː.lə.tuːd/
C1 the situation of being alone without other people: a life of solitude After months of solitude at sea it felt strange to be in company. It provides one with a chance to reflect on spiritual matters in solitude.AloneSeparateness and isolation in space
(Definition of solitude from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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