Definition of lonliness
1. loneliness [ n ] the state of being alone in solitary isolationUsed 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 abandonedUsed 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 aloneSynonyms aloneness solitude lonesomeness loneliness Related Terms disposition
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