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Ignorant of the law—the law only seemed to him, as it ever does to the ignorant and the friendless—a Foe.

You were friendless, and the man who has all earth for a foe befriends you.

It reminds me, a captive by the waters of Babylon, that God is ever with the friendless.

A homeless, friendless non-entity, picked up off the street.

But the poor thing is poverty-struck and friendless, or he says he is, and he wants money.

Friendless I've lived since Abner went and friendless I'll die.

Only the memory of her father's lonely life and friendless death.

His first work was to establish in Rome an asylum for friendless orphans.

Others just as friendless have wandered in the streets of the big city.

"His father is dead, and he is poor and friendless," she said.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English freondleas; see friend (n.) + -less. Related: Friendlessly; friendlessness.

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