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Princeton's WordNet

  1. friendless, outcastadjective

    excluded from a society


  1. friendlessadjective

    Without friends.

    The friendless girl cries frequently.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Friendlessadjective

    Etymology: from friend.

    Alas! I am a woman, friendless, hopeless. William Shakespeare, H. VIII.

    Woe to him that is alone, is verified upon none so much as upon the friendless person. Robert South, Sermons.

    To some new clime, or to thy native sky,
    Oh friendless and forsaken virtue fly. John Dryden, Aurengzebe.

    To what new clime, what distant sky,
    Forsaken, friendless, will ye fly?
    Say, will ye bless the bleak Atlantick shore,
    Or bid the furious Gaul be rude no more? Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Friendlessadjective

    destitute of friends; forsaken

  2. Etymology: [AS. frendles.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of friendless in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of friendless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of friendless in a Sentence

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    The man who has strong opinions and always says what he thinks is courageous - and friendless.

  2. Elizabeth Barrett Browning:

    No man can be called friendless when he has God and the companionship of good books.

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