loner
noun Date: 1947 one that avoids others; especially individualist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • loner — /ˈloʊnə/ (say lohnuh) noun 1. someone who dislikes company: *he was a loner who lived a sheltered life with his elderly parents and had wanted to go into the desert in an attempt to gain self confidence. –aap news, 2000. 2. someone who takes… …   Australian English dictionary

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