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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LONESOMENESS

Lonesomeness was the very thing he had tried to keep out of that letter.

And he liked East Wellmouth, bareness and bleakness and lonesomeness and all.

And even for me the lonesomeness of it drives me 'most crazy sometimes.

And then, in the lonesomeness and misery, fear began to take hold of him.

The comfort of this thought would drive the lonesomeness away.

Say, in a month already I'm near gibbering with the lonesomeness.

The plain fact of the matter was, he suffered torments of lonesomeness.

The poor things were the same as I, half dead from lonesomeness.

There is a tremendous impression of isolation and lonesomeness in our situation.

And how much of the lonesomeness of life comes from the failure to do it!

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from lone + -some (1). Related: Lonesomeness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LONESOMENESS

aloneness

nounstate of being alone
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.