Synonyms for lonesome

Synonyms for (adjective) lonesome

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: dejected

Definition: affected or marked by low spirits

Usage: is dejected but trying to look cheerful


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: single

Definition: existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual

Usage: upon the hill stood a single tower; had but a single thought which was to escape; a single survivor; a single serving; a single lens; a single thickness