adjective lone·some \ˈlōn(t)-səm\

: sad from being apart from other people

: causing sad feelings that come from being apart from other people

: not visited by or traveled on by many people

Full Definition of LONESOME

a :  sad or dejected as a result of lack of companionship or separation from others <don't be lonesome while we are gone>
b :  causing a feeling of loneliness <the empty house seemed so lonesome>
a :  remote, unfrequented <look down, look down that lonesome road — Gene Austin>
b :  lone
lone·some·ly adverb
lone·some·ness noun

Examples of LONESOME

  1. He was lonesome for his family.
  2. The empty house seemed so lonesome.

First Known Use of LONESOME




Definition of LONESOME

:  self <sat all by his lonesome>

First Known Use of LONESOME



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