a.1.Sequestered from company or neighbors; solitary; retired; as, a lonely situation; a lonely cell.
2.Alone, or in want of company; forsaken.
To the misled and lonely traveler.
- Milton.
3.Not frequented by human beings; as, a lonely wood.
4.Having a feeling of depression or sadness resulting from the consciousness of being alone; lonesome.
I am very often alone. I don't mean I am lonely.
- H. James.
Adj.1.lonely - 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"
Synonyms: lone, alone, solitary
2.lonely - 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"
Synonyms: lonesome
3.lonely - separated from or unfrequented by others; remote or secluded; "a lonely crossroads"; "a solitary retreat"; "a trail leading to an unfrequented lake"
4.lonely - enjoyed or performed alone; "a lonely existence"; "his lonely room"; "took a solitary walk"; "enjoyed her solitary dinner"; "solitary pursuits such as reading"
Synonyms: solitary
abandoned, alienated, all alone, aloof, apart, barren, companionless, desolate, detached, forsaken, friendless, homeless, in solitude, insular, kithless, lone, one, outcast, reclusive, removed, retiring, rootless, secluded, separate, separated, single-handed, sole, solo, unabetted, unassisted, unattended, unescorted, uninhabited, unseconded, unsocial, unsupported, withdrawn
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