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Daemon
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solitudinarian

(noun) One leading a solitary or secluded life.

Synonyms: recluse, troglodyte, hermit

Usage: Peter, a self-proclaimed solitudinarian, lives in a cabin deep in the woods, miles from his closest neighbor.
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solitudinarian
Definition: (noun) One leading a solitary or secluded life.
Synonyms: recluse, troglodyte, hermit
Usage: Peter, a self-proclaimed solitudinarian, lives in a cabin deep in the woods, miles from his closest neighbor.
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"Menstruation comes on either too much or too little, amid nervous affections, and other serious derangements of health, with which it would not have been accompanied, if the patient had been moral in her conduct; the periods of this periodical evacuation are prolonged or become too frequent, sometimes they are changed into true hemorrhages, and generally are much more in quantity than ordinarily. From this may result, in a longer or shorter period of time, an habitual deranged state of the womb, and consequently a sufficient cause for all the affections or accidents to which this organ is liable. Some solitudinarians have nervous affections, blue devils, pains in the lower part of the belly, and the whites; their eyes appear sunk; they are encircled with a black ring."

'Esoteric Anthropology' written by T.L. Nichols, M.D.
Port Chester, New York, 1853

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Some common errors that arise when trying to determine the appropriate preposition to use with a particular kind of verb.
8BooksOfSengathe
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Daemon wrote:
solitudinarian

(noun) One leading a solitary or secluded life.

Synonyms: recluse, troglodyte, hermit

Usage: Peter, a self-proclaimed solitudinarian, lives in a cabin deep in the woods, miles from his closest neighbor.


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DEFINITION :sol·i·tud·i·nar·i·an -[ˌsälət(y)o͞odəˈnerēən]
NOUN (rare)
a person who lives a solitary life; a recluse.

***Ironically , the spellcheck is alerting to the spelling of solitudinarian.***Eh?
...
It's not uncommon to find people who prefer
the solitudinarian lifestyle to be living in
the Alaskan wilderness.
Emel Rapchan
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solitudinarian
- recluse, troglodyte, hermit, solitary
- lone hand, lone wolf, loner
RuthP
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taurine's post perfectly demonstrates two points:

1) The pseudo-scientific, pseudo-medical reason men cannot be hysterical: by definition, hysteria is the result of a wandering womb, a womb out of place. Males are unequipped for this. (Of course, anyone who had ever seen my ex when he saw a snake would never doubt men can be hysterical.)

2) This is one of the most useless words I've ever seen. Both "recluse" and "hermit" fulfill any function that might be attributed to "solitudinarian". ("Troglodyte" carries some overtones making it a less exact synonym.) The only possible use for this word is by a pseudo-intellectual pseudo-academic with pretensions to a knowledge of Latin and an erudition which are clearly lacking. The example posted by taurine perfectly fits the bill!
taurine
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If I may add something after RuthP I wish to vote for "troglodyte" as my personal favorite. I like cartoons and the word "troglodyte" perfectly fits in my imagination as monstrous hermit dangerous for all around.
Of course, only if I may add something...

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