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mon* abs ess sta
nbsp; IE *mon-wo- > Greek monos

Single, alone, sole.

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Seclusion, Isolation, Avoidance

The base that specifically denotes isolation is insl*. Another base, mon*, means "alone, single," but does not explicitly connote isolation. The causative derivatives of mon* (monif*, moniv*) can indicate becoming isolated, but only in the sense of becoming single.

Seclusion, privacy, retirement, eremitism, anchoretism, anchoritism, reclusion, recess; suspension; snugness &c. adj.; concealment, delitescence; rustication, rus in urbe [L.], ruralism, rurality [rare], solitude; solitariness (singleness) [See Unity]; isolation; “splendid isolation”; loneliness &c. adj.; estrangement from the world, voluntary exile; aloofness.
depopulation, desertion, desolation; wilderness (unproductive) [See Unproductiveness]; howling wilderness; rotten borough, Old Sarum [Eng.].
UNSOCIABILITY, unsociableness, dissociability, dissociality; inhospitality, inhospitableness &c. adj.; domesticity, self-sufficiency, Darby and Joan.

Usage Examples  


Element Class(es) Gloss / Clarification Taxonomy
monanj* spec loc Monaco. Europe
monark* abs act m itg Monarchy; rule exclusively by a single individual. Authority
moniß* fem Monica.1
monif* abs cau tr To single out, isolate, remove companions. Disjunction
monift* abs cau pa To be singled out, become isolated, lose companions. Disjunction

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