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Definition of lonliness

"lonliness" is probably misspelled. Trying loneliness instead Definition of loneliness

1. loneliness [ n ] the state of being alone in solitary isolation

Used in print:

(Glayds H. Barr, The Master of Geneva....)

Loneliness tore through him like a physical pain whenever he thought_of Peter_Robert , Nerien , Nicholas_Cop , Martin_Bucer , and even the compromising Louis_du_Tillet .

(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)

Or was he now taking the role - the gesture and the suffering - because it was the only way to affirm his history and identity in the torpid , befogged loneliness of this land .

In the pity for them his loneliness was gone .

(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)

She would rather live in danger than die of loneliness and boredom .

Synonyms loneliness solitariness Related Terms isolation

2. loneliness [ n ] sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned

Used in print:

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

The Secretary did not tell him at what cost , at what loneliness , he learned these things .

Synonyms loneliness desolation forlornness Related Terms sadness abandon

3. loneliness [ n ] a disposition toward being alone

Synonyms aloneness solitude lonesomeness loneliness Related Terms disposition

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