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    lonely - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lonely

    Definition
    (adj) lacking companions or companionship
    Synonyms : alone , lone , solitary
    Example Sentence
    • he was alone when we met him
    • she is alone much of the time
    • the lone skier on the mountain
    • a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel
    • a lonely soul
    • a solitary traveler
    Definition
    (adj) marked by dejection from being alone
    Synonyms : lonesome
    Example Sentence
    • felt sad and lonely
    • the loneliest night of the week
    • lonesome when her husband is away
    • spent a lonesome hour in the bar
    Definition
    (adj) characterized by or preferring solitude
    Synonyms : lone , solitary
    Example Sentence
    • a lone wolf
    • a lonely existence
    • a man of a solitary disposition
    • a solitary walk
    Definition
    (adj) devoid of creatures
    Synonyms : solitary , unfrequented
    Example Sentence
    • a lonely crossroads
    • a solitary retreat
    • a trail leading to an unfrequented lake
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