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Emotional WeightPlay
Conveys a sense of loneliness, sometimes with negative feelings. SlideAfter the divorce, he led a solitary life.
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Not By ChoicePlay
'Solitary' can imply isolation isn't by the person's choice, sparking sympathy. SlideThe shipwreck survivor's solitary existence was heartbreaking.
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Voluntary SeparationPlay
Sometimes signifies chosen isolation, perhaps for peace or concentration. SlideThe writer chose a solitary cabin to finish her book.