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synonyms for loneliness

  • alienation
  • desolation
  • heartache
  • solitude
  • aloneness
  • forlornness
  • friendlessness
  • lonesomeness
  • remoteness
  • seclusion
  • solitariness
  • withdrawal
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How to use loneliness in a sentence

He remembered standing once before on this very spot, that foreboding of coming loneliness so strangely in his heart.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
At first I almost perished with loneliness, but now that I have a few acquaintances here I am enjoying it.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It was the starving sense of loneliness, the aching sense of loss, the yearning and the vain desire that made it seem so long.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Not too big for the fiery old heart that trouble and toil and hunger and loneliness had never quenched.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
And he was a little sorry for himself and the loneliness which, he felt, would be his hereafter; but that was by the way.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The distant puffing of fire engines, the shrieking of river sirens, accentuate my loneliness.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Poe spent the rest of his life combatting mental sickness, poverty and loneliness.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Philip started, for his impartial mind, like Andrea's, was struck by the painful loneliness in which the youth was left.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
At length breathing more freely, he reached the green sward, water side and loneliness.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
The first impression of the two men was that the Baroness had exaggerated the loneliness and desolation of the place.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LONELINESS

  • friendlessness
  • isolation
  • loneliness
  • loneness
  • lonesomeness
  • solitariness
  • solitude
  • withdrawal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.