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1. loneliness

noun. ['ˈloʊnliːnəs'] the state of being alone in solitary isolation.

Synonyms

  • isolation

Antonyms

  • agreeableness
  • unwilling

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • lonely (English)
  • -ly (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Loneliness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

How do you spell loneliness? Is it lonliness ?

A common misspelling of loneliness is lonliness

Example sentences of the word loneliness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Boredom and loneliness can trigger your dog to start humping one of his toys to get your attention.

Quotes containing the word loneliness


1. I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things. The only thing I hate - and I know you have to be realistic and pay the bills in this life - is the loneliness on the road.
- Vin Scully

2. I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things. The only thing I hate - and I know you have to be realistic and pay the bills in this life - is the loneliness on the road.
- Vin Scully

3. Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
- Vicki Baum

2. loneliness

noun. ['ˈloʊnliːnəs'] sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned.

Synonyms

  • sadness
  • forlornness
  • desolation

Antonyms

  • permissiveness
  • unpermissiveness
  • ill nature
  • good nature

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • lonely (English)
  • -ly (English)

3. loneliness

noun. ['ˈloʊnliːnəs'] a disposition toward being alone.

Synonyms

  • disposition
  • lonesomeness
  • aloneness
  • temperament
  • friendlessness
  • reclusiveness

Antonyms

  • sociability
  • unfriendliness
  • cheerfulness
  • willing

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • lonely (English)
  • -ly (English)
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