adjective (used predicatively)
- to allow (someone) to be by himself or herself: Leave him alone—he wants to rest.
- to refrain from annoying or interfering with: The youngsters wouldn't leave the dog alone, and he finally turned on them.
- to refrain from annoying or interfering with.
- not to mention: He was too tired to walk, let alone run.
SYNONYMS FOR alone
ANTONYMS FOR alone
Related formsa·lone·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for aloneness
But the feeling of aloneness, of isolation, never goes away.
"I want to get away from you," I gasped and I felt that I must get out of the aloneness with him.
Charlotte's chatter with father was blown back from me and I was happy in a kind of aloneness I had never felt before.
Terrible is aloneness with the judge and avenger of one's own law.Thus Spake Zarathustra|Friedrich Nietzsche
British Dictionary definitions for aloneness
adjective, adverb (postpositive)
Word Origin for alone
Idioms and Phrases with aloneness
see go it alone; leave someone alone; leave well enough alone; let alone.