Lonely Lone"ly, a. [Compar. {Lonelier}; superl. {Loneliest}.] [Shortened fr. alonely.] 1. Sequestered from company or neighbors; solitary; retired; as, a lonely situation; a lonely cell. [1913 Webster]

2. Alone, or in want of company; forsaken. [1913 Webster]

To the misled and lonely traveler. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. Not frequented by human beings; as, a lonely wood. [1913 Webster]

4. Having a feeling of depression or sadness resulting from the consciousness of being alone; lonesome. [1913 Webster]

I am very often alone. I don't mean I am lonely. --H. James.

Syn: Solitary; lone; lonesome; retired; unfrequented; sequestered; secluded. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • loneliest — lone·ly || ləʊlɪ adj. alone, solitary, without company; without friendly companionship; desolate, rarely frequented …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Loneliest in the Morning — Infobox Album Name = Loneliest in the Morning Type = Studio Album Artist = Julie Doiron Released = September 1997 Recorded = Genre = Indie rock Length = 35:17 Label = Sub Pop Producer = Reviews = Last album = Broken Girl (1996) This album =… …   Wikipedia

  • Plus One is the Loneliest Number — Infobox Television episode Title = Plus One is the Loneliest Number Series = Sex and the City Caption = Season = 5 Episode = 71 Airdate = August 18 2002 Production = Writer = Cindy Chupack Director = Michael Patrick King Guests = Episode list =… …   Wikipedia

  • The Loneliest Punk — Infobox Album | Name = The Loneliest Punk Type = Album Artist = Fatlip Released = November 1, 2005 Genre = Hip Hop Label = Delicious Vinyl The Loneliest Punk is former member of The Pharcyde, Fatlip s first debut solo album. The album was… …   Wikipedia

  • Twenty-one is the loneliest number — Episodio de Gilmore Girls Episodio nº 7 Temporada 6 Escrito por Amy Sherman Palladino Dirigido por …   Wikipedia Español

  • The Loneliest Guy — is a song written by David Bowie in 2003 for his album Reality . Live versions* It was played during A Reality Tour. * A live version recorded at the Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, London, 8 September 2003 was released on the Tour Edition of… …   Wikipedia

  • Saturday Night (Is the Loneliest Night of the Week) — is a popular song.The music was written by Jule Styne, the lyrics by Sammy Cahn. The song was published in 1944.The song is best known in a version by Frank Sinatra (recorded November 14, 1944, released by Columbia Records as catalog number 36762 …   Wikipedia

  • Last, Loneliest, Loveliest (city) — Auckland, New Zealand, according to Kipling …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Last, Loneliest, Loveliest (city) — Auckland, New Zealand, according to Kipling …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • U.S. Route 50 in Nevada — This article is about the section of U.S. Route 50 in Nevada. For the entire length of the highway, see U.S. Route 50. U.S. Route 50 The Loneliest Road in America Lincoln Highway …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”