What does Loneliness mean?

Definitions for Loneliness
Lone·li·ness

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Loneliness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. loneliness, solitarinessnoun

    the state of being alone in solitary isolation

  2. forlornness, loneliness, desolationnoun

    sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned

  3. aloneness, loneliness, lonesomeness, solitarinessnoun

    a disposition toward being alone

Wiktionary

  1. lonelinessnoun

    A feeling of depression resulting from being alone.

  2. lonelinessnoun

    The condition of being lonely; solitude; seclusion.

  3. lonelinessnoun

    The state of being unfrequented.

    the loneliness of a road

  4. lonelinessnoun

    Love of retirement; disposition to solitude.

    I see / The mystery of your loneliness. uE000202743uE001 Shakespeare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lonelinessnoun

    the condition of being lonely; solitude; seclusion

  2. Lonelinessnoun

    the state of being unfrequented by human beings; as, the loneliness of a road

  3. Lonelinessnoun

    love of retirement; disposition to solitude

  4. Lonelinessnoun

    a feeling of depression resulting from being alone

Freebase

  1. Loneliness

    Loneliness is a complex and usually unpleasant emotional response to isolation. Loneliness typically includes anxious feelings about a lack of connectedness or communality with other beings, both in the present and extending into the future. As such, loneliness can be felt even when surrounded by other people. The causes of loneliness are varied and include social, mental, emotional, and spiritual factors. Research has shown that loneliness is widely prevalent throughout society among people in marriages, relationships, families and successful careers. It has been a long explored theme in the literature of human beings since classical antiquity. Loneliness has also been described as social pain — a psychological mechanism meant to alert an individual of isolation and motivate him/her to seek social connections.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Loneliness

    The state of feeling sad or dejected as a result of lack of companionship or being separated from others.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Loneliness in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Loneliness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Loneliness in a Sentence

  1. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Those who hate to be socially involved, they are in love with their loneliness and those who feel alone in their company are the true lovers of social acceptance. Either way, life must be balanced between love and hate.

  2. Amelia Earhart:

    Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things Knows not the livid loneliness of fear.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Too much truth is the style of a drunken master, intoxicated with the sweet wine of philosophical poetry, a comical third eye, whose power of thought will break stone and ice. Developed dexterity of thought, manipulates the fighting techniques of aphorisms leaving no chance. Loneliness enhances the force of the blow, its depth of thought, piercing consciousness and subconsciousness.

  4. Claire Muhlawako Madzura:

    Whenever I wear yellow socks now, I wear them proudly, because I know I ’m not just representing me, I ’m representing a massive group of people who’ve experienced loneliness.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Life is never static, and that's what I Think is the most beautiful aspect of Life. Life is beautiful because it is dynamic; because of her ups and downs, twists and bends, and ebbs and flows in general. Nothing is permanent ever, and only constant is the constant change. 'Even this shall pass!' is the mantra, and also a constant reminder for us, on every occasion when we feel very excited with life's flows, and during the darkest moments when we feel down and out with life's ebbs. The successes, disappointments, friendships, betrayals, helplessness, happiness and loneliness etc, all these will pass away, as the life moves on. So enjoy today, especially this moment and the power of 'Now.' Cheers!

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