[Vocabulary] solidarity

Meja

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Hello,

Is there an adjective related to the noun 'solidarity,' i.e. the adjective with the same (root and) meaning?
 

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There is no direct adjective form of solidarity.
 

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"Solidary" was the word I tried to find, but I did not find it in the dictionaries in which I looked it up (including some other Oxford online dictionary).
Does it make sense to you if you hear "a solidary family," "a solidary friend" or "solidary colleagues," meaning that they show solidarity to other members of the group they belong to?
And can I say that family members/colleagues are "cohesive" or that a family is "cohesive"? I know how to use cohesive in other contexts (like a cohesive community, society, nation, team, unit, force...), but I'm not sure if I can use it like this.
 

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I doubt if many native speakers would understand the word.
OK, I can avoid it. I was curious because there is such a word in my native language.

What are the best synonyms that you can suggest?
 
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"Solidary" was the word I tried to find, but I did not find it in the dictionaries in which I looked it up.
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Don't use solidary. Someone at some time thought it had been used enough to warrant including it in their dictionary. Nobody ever uses it nowadays. I've never seen it before today.
 
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OK, I can avoid it. I was curious because there is such a word in my native language.

What are the best synonyms that you can suggest?

"Cohesive" is perfect.
 
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