Definitions for lonesome

Definitions for (adj) lonesome

Main entry: lonely, lonesome

Definition: marked by dejection from being alone

Usage: felt sad and lonely; the loneliest night of the week; lonesome when her husband is away; spent a lonesome hour in the bar

Main entry: only, sole, solitary, lone, lonesome

Definition: being the only one; single and isolated from others

Usage: the lone doctor in the entire county; a lonesome pine; an only child; the sole heir; the sole example; a solitary instance of cowardice; a solitary speck in the sky

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