n. loneliness, lack of companionship; sadness

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • lonesomeness — lone some*ness n. 1. a disposition toward being alone. Syn: aloneness, loneliness, solitude. [WordNet 1.5] 2. The condition of being alone; the feeling of sadness resulting from being alone. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lonesomeness — lonesome ► ADJECTIVE chiefly N. Amer. ▪ lonely. ● by (or Brit. on) one s lonesome Cf. ↑on one s lonesome DERIVATIVES lonesomeness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Lonesomeness — 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lonesomeness — noun see lonesome I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lonesomeness — See lonesomely. * * * …   Universalium

  • lonesomeness — noun The state of being lonesome …   Wiktionary

  • lonesomeness — Synonyms and related words: alienation, aloneness, aloofness, celibacy, detachment, isolation, keeping apart, loneliness, loneness, moving apart, privacy, seclusion, separateness, sequestration, single blessedness, singleness, solitariness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lonesomeness — lone·some·ness …   English syllables

  • lonesomeness — noun a disposition toward being alone • Syn: ↑aloneness, ↑loneliness, ↑solitariness • Derivationally related forms: ↑solitary (for: ↑solitariness), ↑lonely ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • solitude — noun 1) she savored her solitude Syn: loneliness, solitariness, isolation, seclusion, sequestration, withdrawal, privacy, peace 2) (solitudes) solitudes in the north of the state Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

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