a great city, a great solitude(redirected from a great city a great solitude)
a great city, a great solitude
proverb A reference to the intense loneliness that one can feel in a city, even while surrounded by people. I thought my depression would get better once I moved to the bustling city, but I actually feel worse. I guess it's true what they say—a great city, a great solitude.
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