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Synonyms of lonely in English:


  • 1 a sad and lonely man I felt very lonely
    isolated, alone, all alone, friendless, companionless, without friends/companions, with no one to turn to, outcast, forsaken, abandoned, rejected, unloved, unwanted;
    sad, unhappy, forlorn, despondent;
    North American  lonesome
    [Antonyms] popular
  • 2 the lonely life of a writer
    solitary, unaccompanied, alone, lone, by oneself/itself, without companions, companionless
    [Antonyms] sociable
  • 3 a lonely road
    deserted, uninhabited, unfrequented, unpopulated, desolate, barren, isolated, remote, out of the way, secluded, sequestered, off the beaten track, in the back of beyond, in the middle of nowhere, godforsaken
    literary lone
    [Antonyms] populous, crowded
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