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Synonyms for lonely

Synonyms for (adjective) lonely

Synonyms: lonely, lonesome Definition: marked by dejection from being alone Usage: felt sad and lonely; the loneliest night of the week; lonesome when her husband is away; spent a lonesome hour in the bar

Similar words: dejected Definition: affected or marked by low spirits Usage: is dejected but trying to look cheerful

Synonyms: unfrequented, lonely, solitary Definition: devoid of creatures Usage: a lonely crossroads; a solitary retreat; a trail leading to an unfrequented lake

Similar words: uninhabited Definition: not having inhabitants; not lived in Usage: an uninhabited island; gaping doors of uninhabited houses

Synonyms: solitary, lone, lonely Definition: characterized by or preferring solitude Usage: a lone wolf; a lonely existence; a man of a solitary disposition; a solitary walk

Similar words: unsocial Definition: not seeking or given to association; being or living without companions Usage: the unsocial disposition to neglect one's neighbors

Synonyms: lone, lonely, alone, solitary Definition: lacking companions or companionship Usage: 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

Similar words: unaccompanied Definition: being without an escort