Synonyms of lonely in English:

lonely

adjective

  • 1 I felt very lonely
    isolated, alone, lonesome, friendless, with no one to turn to, forsaken, abandoned, rejected, unloved, unwanted, outcast;
    gloomy, sad, depressed, desolate, forlorn, cheerless, down, blue
    [Antonyms] popular
  • 2 the lonely life of a writer
    solitary, unaccompanied, lone, by oneself/itself, companionless
    [Antonyms] sociable
  • 3 a lonely road
    deserted, uninhabited, unfrequented, unpopulated, desolate, isolated, remote, out of the way, secluded, off the beaten track/path, in the back of beyond, godforsaken
    informal in the middle of nowhere
    [Antonyms] populous, crowded
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