Lone"some (?), a. [Compar. Lonesomer (?); superl. Lonesomest.]

1.

Secluded from society; not frequented by human beings; solitary.

Like one that on a lonesome road Doth walk in fear and dread. Coleridge
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2.

Conscious of, and somewhat depressed by, solitude; as, to feel lonesome.

-- Lone"some*ly, adv. -- Lone"some*ness, n.

 

© Webster 1913.

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