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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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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2028wild
#7584lonely
#19800solitary
#27016lonesome
#33824forsaken
#36359desolate
#37338dreary
#57035forlorn

How to use lonesome in a sentence?

  1. Herbert V. Prochnow:

    A city is a large community where people are lonesome together.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Carl Sandburg:

    The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.

  5. Mark Twain:

    Be good and you will be lonesome.


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