adjectivechiefly North American
- 1Solitary or lonely: she felt lonesome and out of thingsMore example sentences
- When the old woman's health weakened, Gina had offered to spend her solitary days with another lonesome soul, since she really had nothing better to do anyway.
- The Russian travels for about six months a year and this solitary pursuit would leave anyone lonesome, explaining the accompaniment of his wife on his travels across the world.
- It was sunset and leading from her back was a solitary shadow, looking more lonesome than ever.
- 1.1Remote and unfrequented: a lonesome, unfriendly placeMore example sentences
- In the bright gleam of a fresh morning the town looked all the more isolated and lonesome.
- Beginning near Dawson City, this lonesome strip of loose gravel stretches 461 miles northeast, ending just shy of the Arctic Ocean in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.
- A lonesome farm house on a hilltop sheds its tarred siding.
by one's lonesome
- • informal All alone.More example sentences
- That is less than the equivalent would cost you for eating the same on your lonesome in Paris or New York.
- What am I gonna do in a van all on my lonesome, huh?
- I've lived on my lonesome for abut 5 months now and have realised that there are a number of things which need to be discussed.
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- The man who sings with the kind of lonesomeness associated with Hank Williams has cultivated a major following in the western region over the past decade.
- Higgins' major themes are travel and lonesomeness.
- Believe it or not she began to get used to the lonesomeness.
More definitions of lonesomeDefinition of lonesome in:
- The British & World English dictionary