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Meaning of lonesome by Wiktionary Dictionary

lonesome


    Etymology

    From lone +‎ -some, mid-17th century .

    Adjective

    lonesome ( comparative more lonesome, superlative most lonesome )

    1. unhappy due to being alone; lonely

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Explanation of lonesome by Wordnet Dictionary

lonesome


    Adjective
    1. marked by dejection from being alone

    2. lonesome when her husband is away
      spent a lonesome hour in the bar
    3. being the only one

    4. a lonesome pine


    Definition of lonesome by GCIDE Dictionary

    lonesome


    1. Lonesome a. [Compar. Lonesomer ; superl. Lonesomest.]
      1. Secluded from society; not frequented by human beings; solitary.

      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”.

      -- Lonesomely, adv. -- Lonesomeness, n.