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Definitions for lonesome
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lone(a), lonesome(a), only(a), sole(a), solitary(a)adjective
being the only one; single and isolated from others
"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"
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"
unhappy due to being alone; lonely
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from lone.
You either must the earth from rest disturb,
Or roll around the heavens the solar orb;
Else what a dreadful face will nature wear?
How horrid will these lonesome seats appear? Richard Blackmore.
secluded from society; not frequented by human beings; solitary
conscious of, and somewhat depressed by, solitude; as, to feel lonesome
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lonesome is ranked #146201 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Lonesome surname appeared 113 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Lonesome.
84% or 95 total occurrences were Black.
7% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.
5.3% or 6 total occurrences were White.
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The numerical value of lonesome in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of lonesome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of lonesome in a Sentence
You had a middle-aged, single man who was lonesome. Look what landed in his lap: a ready-made family! A gorgeous woman I figured I could hit on and two kids who needed to be straightened out, and then it became the story of a divorced woman with two young teenage girls being raised by a handyman.
The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.
Every time I look at you I get a fierce desire to be lonesome.
A city is a large community where people are lonesome together.
It was such, such fun, here's what you had : You had a middle-aged single man who was lonesome. Look what landed in his lap : a ready-made family. A gorgeous woman that I figured I could hit on and two kids who needed to be straightened out.
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