depressed or sad because of the lack of friends, companionship, etc.; lonely:
to feel lonesome.
attended with or causing such a state or feeling:
a lonesome evening at home.
lonely or deserted in situation; remote, desolate, or isolated:
a lonesome road.
on / by one’s lonesome, Informal. alone:
She went walking by her lonesome.
Also, Scot., by one’s lane.
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(mainly US & Canadian) another word for lonely
(informal) on one’s lonesome, (US) by one’s lonesome, on one’s own
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