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Definitions of lonely:

part of speech: comparative


part of speech: adjective

Solitary; retired; addicted to solitude.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: superlative


Usage examples for lonely:

  • I get so lonely when Bert is away." "Two Boys and a Fortune", Matthew White, Jr.
  • " That seems funny," said she, " for nobody in this house ever goes out for a lonely walk. "A Bicycle of Cathay", Frank R. Stockton
  • It was a lonely place, and a lonely life for a child. "A Little Country Girl", Susan Coolidge
  • My wife went this day to Huntsmore for her things, and I was very lonely all night. "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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