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1. lonely

adjective. ['ˈloʊnli'] marked by dejection from being alone.

Synonyms

  • dejected

Antonyms

  • multiple
  • joint

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lone (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Lonely

  • conely
  • only

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A common misspelling of lonely is lonley

Example sentences of the word lonely


1. Adverb
While he may not destroy the house, he does get lonely.

Quotes containing the word lonely


1. No one really wants to admit they are lonely, and it is never really addressed very much between friends and family. But I have felt lonely many times in my life.
- Bill Murray

2. Success is nothing if you don't have the right people to share it with; you're just gonna end up lonely.
- Selena Gomez

3. Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it's yours.
- Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

2. lonely

adjective. ['ˈloʊnli'] lacking companions or companionship.

Synonyms

  • unaccompanied
  • solitary
  • alone

Antonyms

  • tenanted
  • owner-occupied
  • peopled
  • rock-inhabiting

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lone (English)

3. lonely

adjective. ['ˈloʊnli'] devoid of creatures.

Synonyms

  • uninhabited
  • solitary

Antonyms

  • gregarious
  • comparable
  • inclusive

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lone (English)

4. lonely

adjective. ['ˈloʊnli'] characterized by or preferring solitude.

Synonyms

  • solitary
  • lone

Antonyms

  • sociable
  • euphoric
  • attended

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lone (English)
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