Pronunciation of Lonesome
/lˈə͡ʊnsʌm/, /lˈəʊnsʌm/, /l_ˈəʊ_n_s_ʌ_m/
Synonyms for lonesome:
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.
forlorn, friendless (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
single, Companionless, unaccompanied.
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Usage examples for lonesome:
- Seems if she'll be dreadful lonesome without me all summer. - "Dorothy on a Ranch", Evelyn Raymond.
- I never heard a more lonesome sound than those men singing there over that little grave. - "I Married a Ranger", Dama Margaret Smith.
- This is a mighty lonesome corner at night. - "Swamp Island", Mildred A. Wirt.