soli-, sol- (Latin: one, alone, only).
desolate, desolator, desolated:
1. Bare, uninhabited, and deserted.
2. Solitary, joyless, and without hope.
3. Dismal and gloomy.
4. Literally, "to leave alone".
1. A feeling of loneliness and despair.
2. A condition of devastation or ruin in a place.
3. The act or process of devastating or laying waste to a place.
In law, an unmarried woman; specifically, a single woman, including those who have been married, but whose marriage has been dissolved by death or divorce, and, for most purposes, those women who are judicially separated from their husbands. The opposite is feme covert, a married woman.
feme sole trader:
In old English law, a married woman, who, by the custom of London, trades on her own account, independently of her husband; so called because, with respect to her trading, she is the same as a feme sole. The term is also applied to women who have been deserted by their husbands, who do business as femes sole.
1. To separate a person or place from others of the same type.
2. In medicine, to keep someone who is infected away from others to prevent the spread of a contagious disease.
3. In biology, to separate out a chemical or biological material, such as a virus or bacterium, in order to identify and study it.
The process of separating someone or something from others, or the fact of being alone and separated from others.
A government policy based on the belief that national interests are best served by avoiding economic and political alliances with other countries.
One who believes in and practices isolationism.
Causing someone or something to be separated or cut off.
1. Of which there is only one.
2. Belonging to one person or group.
3. Free from the interference of others.
4. In law, without husband or wife.
5. Unaccompaned; without a companion.
1. To the exclusion of all else or others.
2. Done for just one reason.
solibiblical, solibiblicism, solibiblist:
Depending or relying only on the Bible.
One who holds that faith alone, without works, is sufficient for justification (salvation).
The doctrine or tenet of justification (salvation) by faith alone.
Soliloquizing at great length.
soliloquize, soliloquized, soliloquizing, soliloquizes, soliloquist, soliloquizer:
To speak a soliloquy during the course of a play.
The action of speaking while alone, especially when used as a theatrical device that allows a character's thoughts and ideas to be conveyed to the audience.
1. With one foot.
2. An animal having a whole or uncloven hoof.
solipsism, solipsistic, solipsist, solipsistically:
1. The belief that the only thing someone can be sure of is that he/she exists, and that true knowledge of anything else is impossible.
2. The view or theory that one's self is the only object of real knowledge or the only thing really existent.
1. A card game played by one person.
2. A gem, especially a diamond, that is set alone in a ring.
3. Before 1500, the English sense of solitere referred to a "widow" then it became solitaire, a solitary person, a recluse.
Solitary, single, alone, without company.
A recluse, a hermit.
The state of being solitary or alone; the fact of being or dwelling apart from others.
1. Done without the company of other people.
2. Preferring to be or live alone.
3. Existing as the only one of its kind.
4. In zoology, used to describe animals that live alone or in pairs rather than in colonies or social groups.
5. In botany, a reference to flowers that grow singly rather than as a cluster.
A solitary wave; a quantum or quasiparticle propagated in the manner of a solitary wave.
1. The state of being alone, separated from other people, whether considered as a welcome freedom from disturbance or as an unhappy loneliness.
2. A quality of quiet remoteness or seclusion in places from which human activity is generally absent.
3. A remote or uninhabited place.
Someone who likes to be alone; a recluse.
Characterized by living alone or by solitude.
To render solitary.
Wandering about alone; characterized by going alone.
Wandering alone; solitary.
1. A performance by a single artist such as a musician, singer, or dancer with or without accompaniment.
2. An action or feat carried out by one person alone, e.g., a flight in an aircraft or a climb up a mountain.
Anyone who performs a solo.
1. From Anglo-Norman sulein, "alone", from sol, "sole, single" which is the original English sense; from Latin solus.
2. Showing a bad temper or hostility by a refusal to talk, behave sociably, or cooperate cheerfully.