Lonesome Definition

lōnsəm
adjective
lonesomer, lonesomest
Dejected because of a lack of companionship.
American Heritage
Having or causing a lonely feeling.
Webster's New World
Producing such dejection.
A lonesome hour at the bar.
American Heritage
Unfrequented; desolate.
Webster's New World
Solitary; lone.
A lonesome pine.
American Heritage
Antonyms:
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noun
Self; own.
Webster's New World
(informal) Oneself alone.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Lonesome

Noun

Singular:
lonesome
Plural:
lonesomes

Adjective

Base Form:
lonesome
Comparative:
lonesomer
Superlative:
lonesomest

Origin of Lonesome

  • From lone +"Ž -some, mid-17th century.

    From Wiktionary

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