Pronunciation of Lonesome
/lˈə͡ʊnsʌm/, /lˈə‍ʊnsʌm/, /l_ˈəʊ_n_s_ʌ_m/

Antonyms for lonesome:

multiple, elated.

Synonyms for lonesome:

Sense 1

alienated, bereft, estranged, stray, friendless, alone, Companionless, shut off, godforsaken, unconnected, adrift.

Sense 2

desolate, lorn, out-of-the-way, abandoned, insular, outlying, unaccompanied.

Sense 3

removed, forlorn, deserted, secluded.

Sense 4


Sense 5

remote, obscure.

Other synonyms and related words:

chill, gray, out-of-the-way, single, cimmerian, bleak, sullen, solemn, desolate, dark, friendless, secluded, dejected, only, godforsaken, outlying, elegiac, dreich, gloomy, miserable, solitary, shut off, saturnine, comfortless, remote, abandoned, alienated, darkening, bereft, wretched, unfrequented, somber, insular, lugubrious, cheerless, sunless, morbid, cold, glum, lone, dreary, Companionless, obscure, morose, solo, plutonian, unaccompanied, disconsolate, estranged, removed, depressing, isolated, forlorn, adrift, alone, nongregarious, black, tenebrous, depressive, dismal, cloudy, funereal, tenebrific, lorn, murky, drear, dire, lonely, deserted, sole.

all (adjective)

sole, only, lone, solitary.

desolate (adjective)

funereal, wretched, somber.

forlorn, friendless (adjective)

cheerless, desolate, dreary, lonely, gloomy, deserted, Companionless, lone, isolated, solitary, alone.

secluded (adjective)


Sense 1 (noun)

estranged, adrift, alienated, friendless, abandoned.

Sense 2 (noun)

desolate, lorn, forlorn.

Sense 3 (noun)

single, Companionless, unaccompanied.

Sense 4 (noun)

godforsaken, deserted.

Sense 5 (noun)

isolated, outlying, out-of-the-way, remote, secluded, insular, removed, obscure.

lonely (noun)


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