Solitude: being alone, usually by choice. It comes from solitudinem, a Latin word which means ‘loneliness’, but solitude often has a positive connotation. The word first became popular in the 17th century.
Example Comic on a Quiet Lunch:
How To Say ‘Solitude’ in Different Languages:
|Swahili||Upweke (pronounced oop-weh-kay)|
|Morse Code||… — .-.. .. – ..- -.. . (dots are pronounced as ‘dit’ and dashes as ‘dah’)|
|Arabic||عزلة (pronounced eazala)|
|Estonian||Üksindus (pronounced ook-sin-doos)|
|Bengali||নির্জনতা (pronounced nirjanatā)|