lonely

adj.
VERBS
be, feel, look, seem
become, get
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.

It gets pretty lonely here in winter.

awfully, desperately, incredibly, terribly, unbearably

She was desperately lonely at school.

a little, slightly, etc.
Lonely is used with these nouns: ↑childhood, ↑existence, ↑highway, ↑life, ↑night, ↑old age, ↑road, ↑soul, ↑spot, ↑street, ↑stretch, ↑vigil

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  • Lonely — Single par Akon extrait de l’album Trouble voir l article en anglais pour l image Sortie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lonely — (adj.) c.1600, solitary, lone, from LONE (Cf. lone) + LY (Cf. ly) (1). Meaning dejected for want of company is from 1811. Lonely heart (n.) “a lonely hearted person” is from 1922. Lonely hearted is attested from 1820 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Lonely — «Lonely» Сингл Димы Билана Выпущен март 2008 Формат CD Записан 2009 Жанр поп Длительность 03:27 …   Википедия

  • lonely — [adj1] feeling friendless, forlorn abandoned, alone, apart, by oneself, comfortless, companionless, deserted, desolate, destitute, disconsolate, down, empty, estranged, forsaken, godforsaken, homeless, isolated, left, lone, lonesome, outcast,… …   New thesaurus

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

  • lonely — lonesome, lone, *alone, solitary, forlorn, lorn, desolate Analogous words: abandoned, deserted, forsaken (see ABANDON): secluded, isolated (see corresponding nouns at SOLITUDE) Contrasted words: teeming, swarming (see TEEM): *social, gregarious,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • lonely — ► ADJECTIVE (lonelier, loneliest) 1) sad because one has no friends or company. 2) solitary. 3) unfrequented and remote. DERIVATIVES loneliness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • lonely — [lōn′lē] adj. lonelier, loneliest 1. alone; solitary 2. a) standing apart from others of its kind; isolated b) unfrequented or uninhabited 3. unhappy at being alone; longing for friends, company, etc. 4 …   English World dictionary

  • lonely — lone|ly S3 [ˈləunli US ˈloun ] adj comparative lonelier superlative loneliest 1.) unhappy because you are alone or do not have anyone to talk to American Equivalent: lonesome ▪ a lonely old man ▪ Don t you get lonely being on your own all day?… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lonely — *Loneliness, the state of feeling lonely, describes a human state or feeling involving isolation, or the feeling of disconnection with others, etc. Lonely is also the name of many notable songs: * Lonely is a 1988 song from Crimson Glory s album… …   Wikipedia

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