[lohn-lee] /ˈloʊn li/
adjective, lonelier, loneliest.
affected with, characterized by, or causing a depressing feeling of being alone; lonesome.
destitute of sympathetic or friendly companionship, intercourse, support, etc.:
a lonely exile.
; solitary; without company; companionless.
remote from places of human habitation; desolate; unfrequented; bleak:
a lonely road.
standing apart; isolated:
a lonely tower.
adjective -lier, -liest
unhappy as a result of being without the companionship of others: a lonely man
causing or resulting from the state of being alone: a lonely existence
isolated, unfrequented, or desolate
without companions; solitary
c.1600, “solitary, lone,” from lone + -ly (1). Meaning “dejected for want of company” is from 1811. Lonely heart (n.) “a lonely-hearted person” is from 1922. Lonely hearted (adj.) is attested from 1820.
[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.
[loh-ner] /ˈloʊ nər/ noun 1. a person who is or prefers to be alone, especially one who avoids the company of others: He was always a loner—no one knew him well. [lohn] /loʊn/ adjective 1. being alone; without company or accompaniment; solitary; unaccompanied: a lone traveler. 2. standing by itself or apart; isolated: a lone […]