adjective, lone·li·er, lone·li·est.
- lone hand,
- lone pair,
- lone star state,
- lone wolf,
- lonely hearts,
Origin of lonely
Examples from the Web for loneliness
She spent almost two years in a nursing home – two years of loneliness she would like to forget.
It suggests that love and loneliness are not separate things.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine|Tom Arnold-Forster|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These include tips on how to avoid boredom, loneliness, frustration, and anxiety.Zen, Motorcycles, And The Cult of Tech: How Robert Pirsig’s Classic Anticipated the Future|Nathaniel Rich|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You feel a horrible, self-punishing sense of isolation and loneliness.
That incorporates all of the happiness—beaches, sledding, love—and pain—war, death, loneliness.Why 'The Giver' Movie Will Disappoint the Book's Fans|Kevin Fallon|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But a careful reading of these interesting volumes leaves us in no doubt of the cause of this loneliness.Some Diversions of a Man of Letters|Edmund William Gosse
I see myself, after a long day of work and loneliness, setting forth from my lodging.The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft|George Gissing
Wilson was such a genial, friendly soul I should have thought he would have felt the loneliness very much.Louisa May Alcott|Louisa May Alcott
And yet, when she was discharged, an awful sense of loneliness came over Dilsey Quinn.In Wild Rose Time|Amanda M. Douglas
He wanted a witness,—he dreaded the loneliness of going—but he brooked no interference.Incredible Adventures|Algernon Blackwood