Definitions

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  • adv. In a solitary manner; alone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a solitary manner; in solitude; alone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a solitarymanner; without company; alone; by one's self; in solitude.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in solitude

Etymologies

solitary +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Walking regularly is, of course, essential, and though I rather dread the idea of solitarily turning round and round that dreary emblem of eternity, a circular gravel-walk, over-_gloomed_ with soot-blackened privet bushes, I am sure I ought, and I mean to do it every day for an hour.

    Records of a Girlhood

  • As he walks solitarily on the road he must be ever vigilant.

    Jackie K. Cooper: Movie Review: "The Book of Eli"

  • One gets the sense that, while Schneemann employs every substance and format she can find because she is constantly wondering, solitarily and sensuously, about how things are going to turn out, Ehrenberg is ranging across contexts and disciplines in order to look in every corner of social discourse and reveal his findings to as wide an audience as possible.

    Peter Frank: Blague d'Art: Up Against the Walls

  • Seize your every single solitary day - and make sure you're not spending your days solitarily in a crowded room networking and amassing superficial relationships!

    Karen Salmansohn: Networkaholism: It Could Happen To You

  • In our modern day versions of nomadism, in which we solitarily criss-cross the globe untethered by territory and emboldened by technology, the concept of shared creation from materials as simple as wood, sticks, and even ice is a welcome reminder that if we hold a way of life to be dear, then we can slow down the dying process and perhaps even offer it a proper resurrection.

    Letter to America

  • They appear to have been a serious editorial in the past but now are solitarily a celeb PR dissemination operation.

    Veja: Lettuce Never Forget!

  • I grew up calling dunnocks hedge sparrows, and around this time I had noticed my first one solitarily picking through the dead leaves under the shadow of the roses or along the privet hedge.

    A Year on the Wing

  • Some experiences benefit from being communal, others are best enjoyed solitarily.

    15th Anniversary: The Brian Eno Evolution

  • Seize your every single solitary day -- and make sure you're not spending your days solitarily in a crowded room networking and amassing superficial relationships!

    Karen Salmansohn: Appreciate Your Backyard Diamonds People

  • When they reach their feeding grounds, they split up and forage solitarily for the rest of the night.

    Coral reef fish feeding behavior in the Caribbean

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