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lone·some

lonesome

 
 
pronunciation:
lon sm
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: sad because of being alone.
I was lonesome after my best friend moved away.
synonyms:
lonely
similar words:
alone, desolate, down, forsaken, low, melancholy
definition 2: having no people around; deserted.
At night the park became a lonesome place.
synonyms:
deserted, desolate, lonely
similar words:
forsaken
derivations: lonesomely (adv.), lonesomeness (n.)
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The word lonesome contains the following part:
-some1 Old English adjective-forming suffix that means characterized by, tending to