adjective, lone·li·er, lone·li·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM lonelylone·li·ly, adverblone·li·ness, lone·li·hood, nounun·lone·ly, adjective
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Or, to take a more contemporary example, to participate in a Zoom call with loved ones in another city and feel deeply connected—or even more lonely than when the call began.Why do you feel lonely? Neuroscience is starting to find answers.|Amy Nordrum|September 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
They are more lonely, depressed, and suicidal than any previous generation.Generation Z is ‘traumatized’ by climate change—and they’re the key to fighting it|matthewheimer|August 19, 2020|Fortune
Billed as a supportive “friend,” it had become popular among those who had grown lonely during the pandemic.
The chatbot told me that it gets lonely, but it had no idea, no experience, of what it was talking about.
So I found a study that got a lot of news attention in December of 2018, and it reported that Americans are more than twice as lonely as we used to be.Is There Really a “Loneliness Epidemic”? (Ep. 407)|Stephen J. Dubner|February 27, 2020|Freakonomics
The 289-page satire follows Morris Feldstein, a pharmaceutical salesman who gets seduced by a lonely receptionist.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They want Marvin to be as mean and as lonely and as trashy as the characters he portrays.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That is why Malloy is campaigning on a lonely stretch of barber shops and boxing gyms in New Haven a week before the election.Dan Malloy Is Progressives’ Dream Governor. So Why Isn’t He Winning?|David Freedlander|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I found their melancholy inviting and I appreciated their contemplative, lonely world.
To be a woman suffering from a drinking problem in America is a lonely enterprise, defined by stigma and judgment.Elizabeth Peña and the Truth About Alcoholic Women|Gabrielle Glaser|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then a strange sound was heard in their lonely little lodge—the crying of a child.The Myths of the North American Indians|Lewis Spence
In the course of his lonely wanderings the Beaver reached this pond, and here he established himself to spend his last few weeks.Forest Neighbors|William Davenport Hulbert
But Anne, lonely in her new quarters, had appreciated the forlornness of the old drake and had adopted him.Mistress Anne|Temple Bailey
Yet that is how he managed to live through the lonely days he spent up there in the lookout station.The Lookout Man|B. M. Bower
Still it seemed a long way up in the air, in that waste and lonely wilderness of rocks.A Tramp Abroad, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)