alone(p), lone(a), lonely(a), solitaryadjective
lacking companions or companionship
"he was alone when we met him"; "she is alone much of the time"; "the lone skier on the mountain"; "a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel"; "a lonely soul"; "a solitary traveler"
marked by dejection from being alone
"felt sad and lonely"; "the loneliest night of the week"; "lonesome when her husband is away"; "spent a lonesome hour in the bar"
lone(a), lonely(a), solitaryadjective
characterized by or preferring solitude
"a lone wolf"; "a lonely existence"; "a man of a solitary disposition"; "a solitary walk"
lonely, solitary, unfrequentedadjective
devoid of creatures
"a lonely crossroads"; "a solitary retreat"; "a trail leading to an unfrequented lake"
Of person, unhappy by feelings of loneliness.
Of place, unfrequented by people; desolate.
Of person, without companions; solitary.
sequestered from company or neighbors; solitary; retired; as, a lonely situation; a lonely cell
alone, or in want of company; forsaken
not frequented by human beings; as, a lonely wood
having a feeling of depression or sadness resulting from the consciousness of being alone; lonesome
"Lonely" is a single by Senegalese-American R&B and hip hop singer Akon; it appears on his debut album, Trouble. The single was released in 2005 and was his first worldwide hit. It reached number one in several countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, and Australia. It was also highly popular in France where it reached number two, and in the United States it peaked at #4. An edited version is on Radio Disney's playlist and on Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 8.
The Roycroft Dictionary
A peculiar feeling caused by the presence of one or more bores.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Lonely' in Adjectives Frequency: #668
The numerical value of Lonely in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Lonely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
I don't have time for superficial friends. I suppose if you're really lonely you can call a superficial friend, but otherwise, what's the point
During the period of the Nipah virus, a majority of the local people were feeling lonely, and everybody was afraid. We made this music video dedicated to the public to show how proud we are of having tackled this crisis.
It has been mentally straining on them not to see family members and loved ones, when you are used to having family there every day and then you can't, it's very lonely for them.
In many ways, I feel I'm living a life for two now, i was never lonely when I was out there bizarrely, even in the dead of night when we were traipsing through the very dangerous Khumbu Icefall. I felt his presence and it was very powerful.
In other words, people who have high levels of wisdom didn't feel lonely, and vice versa.
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- solitariCatalan, Valencian
- einsam, verlassen, öde, abgeschiedenGerman
- desierto, solitario, desoladoSpanish
- تنها, بیکسPersian
- seul, désert, abandonnéFrench
- aonaranach, uaigneachScottish Gaelic
- solo, isolato, solitario, desolato, malinconicoItalian
- さびしい, 寂しいJapanese
- بێکهس, تهنهاKurdish
- alleen, eenzaamDutch
- solitário, isoladoPortuguese
- ùsāmljen, òsāmljenSerbo-Croatian
- ensam, ödeSwedish
- ıssız, yalnız, kimsesiz, yapayalnız, gariban, garip, tenhaTurkish
- cô đơnVietnamese
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