What does lonesome mean?

Definitions for lonesome
ˈloʊn səmlone·some

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lone(a), lonesome(a), only(a), sole(a), solitary(a)(adj)

    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"

  2. lonely, lonesome(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. lonesome(Noun)

    oneself alone

  2. lonesome(Adjective)

    unhappy due to being alone; lonely

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lonesome

    secluded from society; not frequented by human beings; solitary

  2. Lonesome

    conscious of, and somewhat depressed by, solitude; as, to feel lonesome

How to pronounce lonesome?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say lonesome in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lonesome in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lonesome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of lonesome in a Sentence

  1. Mark Twain:

    Be good and you will be lonesome.

  2. Henry David Thoreau:

    City life is millions of people being lonesome together.

  3. Tresa Harrington:

    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.

  4. Edwin Markham:

    And when he fell in whirlwind, he went downAs when a lordly cedar, green with boughs,Goes down with a great shout upon the hills,And leaves a lonesome place against the sky.

  5. Carl Sandburg:

    The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.

Images & Illustrations of lonesome

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