lonesome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lone +‎ -some, mid-17th century.

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Adjective[edit]

lonesome (comparative more lonesome, superlative most lonesome)

  1. Unhappy due to being alone; lonely.

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Noun[edit]

lonesome (plural lonesomes)

  1. (informal) Oneself alone.
    I sat and watched the cars pass all by my lonesome.

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