Definition of solitariness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsɒlətrinəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːləterinəs//
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  1. 1the fact of being alone, without other people synonym loneliness (2) She loved family life and dreaded the solitariness of her new position.
  2. 2enjoyment of being alone; the fact of frequently spending time alone Even as a boy he was given to solitariness. compare loneliness (1)