alone(p), lone(a), lonely(a), solitaryadjective
lacking companions or companionship
"he was alone when we met him"; "she is alone much of the time"; "the lone skier on the mountain"; "a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel"; "a lonely soul"; "a solitary traveler"
marked by dejection from being alone
"felt sad and lonely"; "the loneliest night of the week"; "lonesome when her husband is away"; "spent a lonesome hour in the bar"
lone(a), lonely(a), solitaryadjective
characterized by or preferring solitude
"a lone wolf"; "a lonely existence"; "a man of a solitary disposition"; "a solitary walk"
lonely, solitary, unfrequentedadjective
devoid of creatures
"a lonely crossroads"; "a solitary retreat"; "a trail leading to an unfrequented lake"
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How to use lonely in a sentence?
I didnt like the idea of Amy having to walk down the aisle with no one in the pews, that seemed like a very lonely walk, so I wanted something to represent the guests.
The best an American can look forward to is the lonely pleasure of one who stands at long last on a chilly and inhospitable mountaintop where few have been before, where few can follow and where few will consent to believe he has been.
The great end of all human industry is the attainment of happiness. For this were arts invented, sciences cultivated, laws ordained, and societies modeled, by the most profound wisdom of patriots and legislators. Even the lonely savage, who lies exposed to the inclemency of the elements and the fury of wild beasts, forgets not, for a moment, this grand object of his being.
In many ways, I feel I'm living a life for two now, i was never lonely when I was out there bizarrely, even in the dead of night when we were traipsing through the very dangerous Khumbu Icefall. I felt his presence and it was very powerful.
Being a leader is a lonely place, you got to be responsible for the decision you made that effect a lot of people. And when you make a decision it's never clear that your decision is right or wrong, it's always in a gray-area.
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- solitariCatalan, Valencian
- einsam, verlassen, öde, abgeschiedenGerman
- desierto, solitario, desoladoSpanish
- تنها, بیکسPersian
- seul, désert, abandonnéFrench
- aonaranach, uaigneachScottish Gaelic
- solo, isolato, solitario, desolato, malinconicoItalian
- さびしい, 寂しいJapanese
- بێکهس, تهنهاKurdish
- alleen, eenzaamDutch
- solitário, isoladoPortuguese
- ùsāmljen, òsāmljenSerbo-Croatian
- ensam, ödeSwedish
- ıssız, yalnız, kimsesiz, yapayalnız, gariban, garip, tenhaTurkish
- cô đơnVietnamese
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