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English definition of “lonely”

lonely

adjective    /ˈloʊn·li/
(of someone) feeling sad because you are alone, or (of something) causing this feeling: a lonely child my lonely room A lonely place has no people, buildings, etc.: a lonely and deserted road loneliness    /ˈloʊn·li·nəs/ noun [U] Some elderly people live in isolation and loneliness.
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