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solitude

noun [U]     /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 noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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