friendless
adjective see friend I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Friendless — Friend less, a. [AS. fre[ o]ndle[ a]s.] Destitute of friends; forsaken. {Friend less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • friendless — index derelict (abandoned), helpless (defenseless), solitary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • friendless — O.E. freondleas; see FRIEND (Cf. friend) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Friendlessly; friendlessness …   Etymology dictionary

  • friendless — [adj] without companionship or confidant abandoned, adrift, alienated, all alone*, all by one’s self*, alone, cut off*, deserted, estranged, forlorn, forsaken, isolated, lonely, lonesome, marooned*, ostracized, shunned, solitary, unattached,… …   New thesaurus

  • friendless — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel ▪ leave sb ▪ With the departure of his remaining colleague he was left friendless. ADVERB ▪ totally, ut …   Collocations dictionary

  • friendless — [[t]fre̱ndləs[/t]] ADJ Someone who is friendless has no friends. The boy was unhappy because he thought he was friendless …   English dictionary

  • friendless — adjective Without friends. The friendless girl cries frequently …   Wiktionary

  • friendless — friend|less [ frendləs ] adjective with no friends: She felt alone and friendless …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • friendless — adjective caring for those who are poor and friendless Syn: alone, all alone, by oneself, solitary, lonely, with no one to turn to, lone, without friends, companionless, unbefriended, unpopular, unwanted, unloved, abandoned, rejected, forsaken,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • friendless — UK [ˈfrendləs] / US adjective with no friends She felt alone and friendless …   English dictionary

  • friendless — friend ► NOUN 1) a person with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically one exclusive of sexual or family relations. 2) a familiar or helpful thing. 3) a person who supports a particular cause or organization. 4) (Friend) a Quaker. ● a… …   English terms dictionary

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