Associations to the word «Lonely»


LONELY, adjective. Unhappy because of feelings of loneliness.
LONELY, adjective. (of a place or time) unfrequented by people; desolate.
LONELY, adjective. (of a person) without companions; solitary.

Dictionary definition

LONELY, adjective. Lacking companions or companionship; "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".
LONELY, adjective. Marked by dejection from being alone; "felt sad and lonely"; "the loneliest night of the week"; "lonesome when her husband is away"; "spent a lonesome hour in the bar".
LONELY, adjective. Characterized by or preferring solitude; "a lone wolf"; "a lonely existence"; "a man of a solitary disposition"; "a solitary walk".
LONELY, adjective. Devoid of creatures; "a lonely crossroads"; "a solitary retreat"; "a trail leading to an unfrequented lake".

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