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Synonyms for lonesome
ˈloʊn səmlone·some

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lonesome

    Synonyms:
    forlorn, dreary, forsaken, wild, solitary, desolate, lonely

    Antonyms:
    cheerful, befriended, festive, frequented, populous, gay, animated, bustling

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lone(a), lonesome(a), only(a), sole(a), solitary(a)adjective

    being the only one; single and isolated from others

    "the lone doctor in the entire county"; "a lonesome pine"; "an only child"; "the sole heir"; "the sole example"; "a solitary instance of cowardice"; "a solitary speck in the sky"

    Antonyms:
    multiple, elated

  2. lonely, lonesomeadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    unfrequented, solitary(a), solitary, lonely(a), lonely, alone(p), sole(a), only(a), lone(a), lonesome(a)

    Antonyms:
    elated, multiple

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lonesomeadjective

    Synonyms:
    solitary, lonely, secluded, deserted, lone

  2. lonesomeadjective

    Synonyms:
    desolate, cheerless, dismal, gloomy, dreary

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lonesome":

    lonely, ionely, solitary, livealone

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How to use lonesome in a sentence?

  1. Edwin Markham:

    And when he fell in whirlwind, he went downAs when a lordly cedar, green with boughs,Goes down with a great shout upon the hills,And leaves a lonesome place against the sky.

  2. Irish Proverb:

    Better be quarrelling than lonesome.

  3. Edward Abbey:

    May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.

  4. Mark Twain:

    Be good and you will be lonesome.

  5. Tresa Harrington:

    It was such, such fun, here's what you had : You had a middle-aged single man who was lonesome. Look what landed in his lap : a ready-made family. A gorgeous woman that I figured I could hit on and two kids who needed to be straightened out.

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