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Definition of the noun solitude

What does solitude mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: solitudes

  1. a state of social isolation
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of solitude: purdah
    • more generic word: isolation = a state of separation between persons or groups
  2. the state or situation of being alone
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: isolation = a state of separation between persons or groups
  3. a solitary place
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • more generic terms: place / spot / topographic point = a point located with respect to surface features of some region

Alternative definition of the noun solitude

noun

  1. Aloneness; state of being alone or solitary, by oneself.
  2. A lonely or deserted place.

Place

Solitude is a football stadium in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is the home ground of Cliftonville.

  • also known as Solitude, Belfast
  • part of Belfast

There are other places with Solitude in their name, like Castle Solitude.

Groups

  1. Solitude a.k.a. Solitude Aeturnus is an American doom metal band that was started in spring 1987 as Solitude, in Arlington, Texas. Their vocalist, Robert Lowe, is also the current singer for the influential doom metal band Candlemass. Former bassist Lyle Steadham is now guitarist and lead vocalist for the horrorpunk/psychobilly band Ghoultown.
  2. Solitude is a metalcore band hailing from Värnamo, Sweden. Formed in 2006 by Dennis Warelius, William Turner and Patrik Larsson. The band has released two EPs in the past, both of them were recorded in Fredrik Nordströms legendary Studio Fredman, produced by well-known heavy metal producer Henrik Udd, who has worked with previous bands such as Dark Tranquility, The Haunted, Dimmu Borgir, Bring Me The Horizon etc. Their latest EP was named The Revival and was self-released in April, 2009.
  3. Solitude is a musical group.
    • albums: "From Within", "Poisoned Population: The Complete Collection (1987-1994)"

There are other groups with Solitude in their name, like In Solitude, Eye of Solitude, vision solitude, apostle of solitude, 100 Years of Solitude.

Music

  1. "Solitude" is an album by The The consisting mainly of live performances (some given new titles or remix names). "Jealous of Youth" and "Dolphins" appear for the first time on this album, rather than as singles.
  2. "Solitude" a.k.a. "Einsamkeit" is a composition.
  3. "Solitude" is a musical album of Martial Solal.
    • released on (8 years ago)

Writings

  1. "Solitude" is a book by Caterina Albert.
    • also known as "Solitude: a novel"
  2. "Solitude" is a book by Anthony Storr.
    • also known as "Solitude: a return to the self"

Film

"Solitude" a.k.a. "Lonesome" is a film, directed by Paul Fejos and written by Edward T. Lowe, Jr. & Tom Reed, based on a story by Mann Page.

Miscellanea

Solitude is a state of seclusion or isolation, i.e. , lack of contact with people. It may stem from bad relationships, deliberate choice, infectious disease, mental disorders, neurological disorders or circumstances of employment or situation. Short-term solitude is often valued as a time when one may work, think or rest without being disturbed. It may be desired for the sake of privacy. A distinction can be made between physical and mental seclusion.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Solitude

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Google previewEveryday Spirits (1993)

by David Appelbaum

Solitude is the last frontier, whose chain of command ends leagues away in a populous center, the metropolis. Solitude is a margin between the two realms, a skin that holds them apart, and a membrane that allows the two to interpenetrate. Solitude keeps the frontier guard wary.

Not by stealth or deception can anyone cross the border, since solitude is an absolute barrier. One either has 177 26.

Google previewThomas Merton's American Prophecy (1998)

by Robert Inchausti

True solitude is a participation in the solitariness of God — Who is in all things.

For us solitude means withdrawal from an artificial and fictional level of being which men, divided by original sin, have fabricated in order to keep peace with ...

Google previewForm and Object: A Treatise on Things (2014)

by Tristan Garcia

Solitude is the result of being a thing in the world, namely, of being the only thing within the opposite of a thing, within what is not something.

Google previewThe Christian Science Journal (1912)

Solitude is a grand word, signifying richness and depth of individual thought which leads into the supersensible realm of...

Solitude is the door which is forever closed upon material sense, but opened wide to those mental channels through ...

Google previewCollected Essays of Arthur Schopenhauer (2012)

by Arthur Schopenhauer

If it were not for these two reasons, a man would probably elect to remain alone; if only because solitude is the sole...

Accordingly it cannot be said that the love of solitude is an original characteristic of human nature; it is rather the result of ...

Google previewTreasury of Thought (1884)

Forming an Encyclopedia of Quotations from Ancient and Modern Authors by Maturin Murray Ballou

Solitude is a good school, but the world is the best theatre; the institution is best there, but the practice here ; the wilderness hath the advantage of discipline, and society opportunities of perfection. — Jeremy Taylor. Those beings only are fit for ...

Google previewChristian Spirituality (1996)

Themes from the Tradition by Lawrence Cunningham

Solitude is a unique encounter with mystery, the mystery who is God and the mystery of one's self and others.

Google previewCounsels and Maxims (2012)

by Arthur Schopenhauer

If it were not for these two reasons, a man would probably elect to remain alone; if only because solitude is the sole...

Accordingly it cannot be said that the love of solitude is an original characteristic of human nature; it is rather the result of ...

Google previewDictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources (1893)

Including Phrases, Mottoes, Maxims, Proverbs, Definitions, Aphorisms, and Sayings of the Wise Men, in Their Bearing on Life, Literature, Speculation, Science, Art, Religion, and Morals, Especially in the Modern Aspects of Them, by Rev. James Wood

Solitude is a good school, but the world is the best theatre ; the institution is best there, but the practice here ; the wilderness hath the advantage of...

Google previewThe Wisdom of Life and Counsels and Maxims (2010)

by Arthur Schopenhauer

If it were not for these two reasons, a man would probably elect to remain alone; if only because solitude is the sole...

Accordingly it cannot be said that the love of solitude is an original characteristic of human nature; it is rather the result of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Thoughts (1908)

by Tryon Edwards

Conversation euriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.

Solitude is a good school, but the world is the best theatre ; the institution is best there, but the practice here : the wilderness hath the advantage of discipline, and ...

Google previewEverybody's Normal Till You Get to Know Them (2009)

by John Ortberg

Solitude is a gift from God. It existed before the Fall. It is the experience of being a unique person with the...

Google previewMentis Nuncius

by Hugo du Coudray

The term “solitude” is a standin for Self, and “communion” a stand-in for Other. But the terms in use represent the states of the Social Self which derive from the two places. Solitude is the withdrawal of the essence “person” from exchanges with ...

Google previewSparks from the Infinite (2007)

A Collection of Mediumistic Transcripts by Il Cenacolo

Solitude is the environment of the strong. The fearful, the...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations (1865)

Comprising the Most Excellent and Appropriate Passages in the Old British Poets; with Choice and Copious Selections from the Best Modern British and American Poets by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, John F. Addington

SOLITUDE.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Romanticism in Literature (2014)

by Paul Varner

SOLITUDE: CHAPTER 5 OF WALDEN • 385 monwealth, questions were being raised concerning how monarchy was to rule and be accepted by the people. Rousseau with The Social Contract at least produced an intellectual atmosphere in ...

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Geralyn Russell, yoga & meditation instructor, of Solitude Retreats shares some of her wisdom and thoughts about what solitude is and how it can change your life.

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Quotes about Solitude

Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone. (Octavio Paz)
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Scrabble value of S1O1L1I1T1U1D2E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of SOLITUDE

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  • DELITOUS
  • OUTSLIDE
  • TOLUIDES

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