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Meaning of LONESOME

Pronunciation:  'lownsum

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  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"

LONESOME is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: dejected, lonely



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lone"some\, a. [Compar. {Lonesomer}; superl.
1. Secluded from society; not frequented by human beings;

         Like one that on a lonesome road Doth walk in fear
         and dread.                            --Coleridge.

2. Conscious of, and somewhat depressed by, solitude; as, to
   feel lonesome. -- {Lone"some*ly}, adv. --
   {Lone"some*ness}, n.

Thesaurus Terms
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