Lonely

Definition of Lonely

Lone´ly
a.1.Sequestered from company or neighbors; solitary; retired; as, a lonely situation; a lonely cell.
2.Alone, or in want of company; forsaken.
To the misled and lonely traveler.
- Milton.
3.Not frequented by human beings; as, a lonely wood.
4.Having a feeling of depression or sadness resulting from the consciousness of being alone; lonesome.
I am very often alone. I don't mean I am lonely.
- H. James.

Related Words

abandoned, alienated, all alone, aloof, apart, barren, companionless, desolate, detached, forsaken, friendless, homeless, in solitude, insular, kithless, lone, one, outcast, reclusive, removed, retiring, rootless, secluded, separate, separated, single-handed, sole, solo, unabetted, unassisted, unattended, unescorted, uninhabited, unseconded, unsocial, unsupported, withdrawn
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