alonely

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From alone +‎ -ly.

Adjective[edit]

alonely (comparative alonelier or more alonely, superlative aloneliest or most alonely)

  1. (archaic) Exclusive; sole; only.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English aloonly, alonly, al only, equivalent to alone +‎ -ly, or more strictly, all- +‎ one +‎ -ly.

Adverb[edit]

alonely (comparative alonelier or more alonely, superlative aloneliest or most alonely)

  1. (archaic) Only; merely; singly.
    • c. 1529, Hugh Latimer, Sermons on the Card
      This said spirit was not given alonely unto him, but unto all his heirs and posterity.