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A person who lives a solitary life; a recluse.
loner, solitary, lone wolfView synonyms
- ‘'There goes a solitudinarian,' said one. 'What is he thinking of that he fights so shy of his kind?'’
- ‘He pays no visits, and being a solitudinarian, frequents not even a single club in London.’
- ‘A noted traveler, he continued to be, an adventurer, but always a solitudinarian.’
- ‘There are breakfast-rooms and supper-rooms, little nooks where the solitudinarian may steal away for an hour of communion with his favorite novelist or poet.’
- ‘It seemed to be more suited to those the world prefers to ignore: recluses, solitudinarians withdrawn from worldliness and public notice, supernatural beings and the mad.’
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