adjective (used predicatively)
- aloha shirt,
- aloha state,
- along for the ride,
- along in years,
- along the lines of,
- along with
- 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.
Origin of alone
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
adjective, adverb (postpositive)
Word Origin for alone
c.1300 contraction of all ane, from Old English all ana "unaccompanied, all by oneself," from all "all, wholly" (see all) + an "one" (see one). Similar compounds are found in German (allein) and Dutch (alleen).
see go it alone; leave someone alone; leave well enough alone; let alone.