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1. lonesome

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

Synonyms

  • dejected

Antonyms

  • break
  • shared

Etymology

  • -some (English)
  • σῶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • lone (English)

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Example sentences of the word lonesome


1. Noun, singular or mass
Because of that, they often flourish in living all by their lonesome, with just human company.

Quotes containing the word lonesome


1. May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.
- Edward Abbey

2. The person who deserves most pity is a lonesome one on a rainy day who doesn't know how to read.
- Benjamin Franklin

3. Elevate your inside game. A negative attitude is below the horizon...a place for lonesome hearts.
- T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

2. lonesome

adjective. ['ˈloʊnsəm'] being the only one; single and isolated from others.

Synonyms

  • lone
  • only
  • single
  • solitary

Antonyms

  • accompanied
  • social
  • inclusive
  • commonality

Etymology

  • -some (English)
  • σῶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • lone (English)
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