(all) by one's lonesome

Definition of (all) by one's lonesome


  1. :  without anyone else :  entirely alone <He sat by his lonesome at the dinner table.> <She made the cake all by her lonesome.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

    :  as much as possible

    :  every member or individual component of

  1. :  wholly, quite

    :  only, exclusively

    :  just

  1. :  the whole number, quantity, or amount :  totality

    : used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

    :  everybody, everything

  1. :  the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

  1. :  sad or dejected as a result of lack of companionship or separation from others

    :  causing a feeling of loneliness

    :  remote, unfrequented

  1. :  self

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