1. (superl.) Sequestered from company or neighbors; solitary; retired; as, a lonely situation; a lonely cell.

2. (superl.) Alone, or in want of company; forsaken.

3. (superl.) Not frequented by human beings; as, a lonely wood.

4. (superl.) Having a feeling of depression or sadness resulting from the consciousness of being alone; lonesome.

abandoned alienated all alone alone aloof apart barren companionless deserted desolate detached forsaken friendless homeless in solitude insular isolated kithless lone lonesome one outcast reclusive removed retiring rootless secluded separate separated single single-handed sole solitary solo unabetted unaccompanied unaided unassisted unattended unescorted uninhabited unseconded unsocial unsupported withdrawn


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