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Difference between 'Solitary' and 'Lonely'


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Lonely
Lonely is an adjective and means forsaken,desolate.

Solitary
A person who is solitary need not to be lonely.
Solitary is an adjective.



Sample Usage

Lonely
1. It was a lonely place where no man ever came.
2. Aren't you lonely,living by yourself ?
3. A lonely island.

Solitary
1. A solitary figure was seen coming across the fields.
2. A solitary traveller.
3. She was a solitary person.


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