Lonesomely
Lonesome Lone"some, a. [Compar. {Lonesomer}; superl. {Lonesomest}.] 1. Secluded from society; not frequented by human beings; solitary. [1913 Webster]

Like one that on a lonesome road Doth walk in fear and dread. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

2. Conscious of, and somewhat depressed by, solitude; as, to feel lonesome. [1913 Webster] -- {Lone"some*ly}, adv. -- {Lone"some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • lonesomely — adverb see lonesome I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lonesomely — See lonesome. * * * …   Universalium

  • lonesomely — adverb In a lonesome manner, in a way missing companionship …   Wiktionary

  • lonesomely — adv. in a lonesome manner, in a lonely manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lonesomely — lone·some·ly …   English syllables

  • lonesomely — adverb : in a lonesome manner * * * loneˈsomely adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑lone …   Useful english dictionary

  • lonesome — lonesomely, adv. lonesomeness, n. /lohn seuhm/, adj. 1. depressed or sad because of the lack of friends, companionship, etc.; lonely: to feel lonesome. 2. attended with or causing such a state or feeling: a lonesome evening at home. 3. lonely or… …   Universalium

  • lonesome — I. adjective Date: 1647 1. 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 > 2. a. remote,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lonesomeness — See lonesomely. * * * …   Universalium

  • secludedly — adv. privately, singly, alone, in isolation, lonesomely, retiredly …   English contemporary dictionary

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