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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lonely  \Lone"ly\,  a.  [Compar.  {Lonelier};  superl.  {Loneliest}.] 
  [Shortened  fr  alonely.] 
  1.  Sequestered  from  company  or  neighbors;  solitary;  retired; 
  as  a  lonely  situation;  a  lonely  cell. 
  2.  Alone,  or  in  want  of  company;  forsaken. 
  To  the  misled  and  lonely  traveler.  --Milton. 
  3.  Not  frequented  by  human  beings;  as  a  lonely  wood. 
  4.  Having  a  feeling  of  depression  or  sadness  resulting  from 
  the  consciousness  of  being  alone;  lonesome. 
  I  am  very  often  alone.  I  don't  mean  I  am  lonely. 
  --H.  James. 
  Syn:  Solitary;  lone;  lonesome;  retired;  unfrequented; 
  sequestered;  secluded. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  lacking  companions  or  companionship;  "he  was  alone  when  we 
  met  him";  "she  is  alone  much  of  the  time";  "the  lone 
  skier  on  the  mountain";  "a  lonely  fisherman  stood  on  a 
  tuft  of  gravel";  "a  lonely  soul";  "a  solitary 
  traveler"  [syn:  {alone(p)},  {lone(a)},  {lonely(a)},  {solitary}] 
  2:  marked  by  dejection  from  being  alone;  "felt  sad  and  lonely"; 
  "the  loneliest  night  of  the  week";  "lonesome  when  her 
  husband  is  away";  "spent  a  lonesome  hour  in  the  bar"  [syn: 
  3:  separated  from  or  unfrequented  by  others  remote  or 
  secluded;  "a  lonely  crossroads";  "a  solitary  retreat";  "a 
  trail  leading  to  an  unfrequented  lake"  [syn:  {lonely(a)}, 
  {solitary},  {unfrequented}] 
  4:  enjoyed  or  performed  alone;  "a  lonely  existence";  "his 
  lonely  room";  "took  a  solitary  walk";  "enjoyed  her 
  solitary  dinner";  "solitary  pursuits  such  as  reading" 
  [syn:  {lonely(a)},  {solitary}] 

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