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lonesomeadjective

 us   /ˈloʊn·səm/
(of someone) ​feelingsad because you are ​alone or are ​apart from someone, or (of something) causing this ​feeling: She was ​feeling lonesome for her ​family. the lonesome ​whistle of a ​distanttrain
(Definition of lonesome from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of lonesome from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lonesome”
in Chinese (Simplified) 孤独的,寂寞的…
in Turkish yalnız, garip, ıssız…
in Russian одинокий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 孤獨的,寂寞的…
in Polish samotny…
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