[lohn-lee-hahrts] /ˈloʊn liˌhɑrts/
of or for people seeking counseling or companionship to bring love or romance into their lives:
a lonely-hearts column in the newspaper.
[lohn-lee] /ˈloʊn li/ adjective, lonelier, loneliest. 1. affected with, characterized by, or causing a depressing feeling of being alone; lonesome. 2. destitute of sympathetic or friendly companionship, intercourse, support, etc.: a lonely exile. 3. ; solitary; without company; companionless. 4. remote from places of human habitation; desolate; unfrequented; bleak: a lonely road. 5. standing apart; […]
[lohn] /loʊn/ adjective 1. being alone; without company or accompaniment; solitary; unaccompanied: a lone traveler. 2. standing by itself or apart; isolated: a lone house in the valley. 3. sole; single; only: That company constitutes our lone competitor in the field. 4. . 5. without companionship; ; . 6. unmarried or widowed. /ləʊn/ adjective (prenominal) […]
- Lone pair
noun 1. (chem) a pair of valency electrons of opposite spin that are not shared between the atoms in a molecule and are responsible for the formation of coordinate bonds
- Lone parent
noun, adjective a parent who is raising a child or children alone; also, such a household; pertaining to such a parent or household Examples She was a lone parent for the first five years.