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Loneliness, single life, solitude and seclusion.

Loneliness, single life, solitude and seclusion.

Hi,

this week we are going to talk about forms of loneliness or being alone. Let’s look at the differences between words related to being lonely or alone.

lonely (adj) – unhappy because you have no friends; loneliness (n)

I am so lonely, I have no one to talk to.

be alone (adj) – without any other people

I’m alone today. You can come to see me. 😉

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solitude (n) – words that mean being alone on purpose

We shouldn’t confuse solitude with isolation. They are two separate things.

solitary (n, adj) – a person who chooses to live alone

She likes to go on soliatry walks.

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seclusion (n) – means to isolate yourself from other people

He spends much of his time in seclusion in the mountains.

seclude yourself from something or somebody

The monks secluded themselves from the rest of society.

secluded (adj)

She spent the morning secluded in her office.

❗A similar word to solitude –  solitaire – a card game you can play on your computer

Znalezione obrazy dla zapytania solitaire

THIS WEEK’S CATEGORY IN ASAP ENGLISH WORKSHOPS:

PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIAL ISSUES

Topics connected with: loneliness, single life, solitude and seclusion

LONELINESS

1. Why are teens so lonely?

In the era of the Internet, social media and online friends, our youth is becoming more lonely. Why is that? Found out the reasons for it and solutions for being lonely.

✍️ Are you sometimes lonely? What do you do about it? Or maybe you like to seclude yourself from time time?

Article: Why are teen so lonely and what can they do about it?

2. Is loneliness in our genes? – a 6-minute podcast from BBC

Podcast: Is loneliness in our genes?

3. Why love being single?

4. Homes of people who live in seclusion.

✍️ Would you like to live in seclusion?

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