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lonely

lone·ly

lonely

 
pronunciation:
lon li
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: lonelier, loneliest
definition 1: without companionship; solitary.
synonyms:
alone, lone, solitary, unaccompanied
similar words:
isolated, reclusive, secluded
definition 2: empty of human presence; unfrequented; desolate.
a lonely hilltop
synonyms:
desolate, lonesome, uninhabited
antonyms:
populous
similar words:
deserted, forsaken, isolated, unfrequented
definition 3: unhappy because alone; lonesome.
synonyms:
lonesome
similar words:
desolate, forlorn, forsaken, unfriended
derivation: loneliness (n.)
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