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English adjective: lonesome

1. lonesome being the only one; single and isolated from others

SamplesThe lone doctor in the entire county.
A lonesome pine.
An only child.
The sole heir.
The sole example.
A solitary instance of cowardice.
A solitary speck in the sky.

Synonymslone, only, sole, solitary



2. lonesome marked by dejection from being alone

SamplesFelt sad and lonely.
The loneliest night of the week.
Lonesome when her husband is away.
Spent a lonesome hour in the bar.




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