Lone to Longmynd rocks
(Lone) n. A lane. See Loanin. [Prov. Eng.]
(Lone), a. [Abbrev. fr. alone.]
1. Being without a companion; being by one's self; also, sad from lack of companionship; lonely; as, a
lone traveler or watcher.
When I have on those pathless wilds a appeared,Shenstone.
And the lone wanderer with my presence cheered.
2. Single; unmarried, or in widowhood. [Archaic]
Queen Elizabeth being a lone woman.Collection of Records
A hundred mark is a long one for a poor lone woman to bear.Shak.
3. Being apart from other things of the kind; being by itself; also, apart from human dwellings and resort; as,
a lone house. " A lone isle." Pope.
By a lone well a lonelier column rears.Byron.
4. Unfrequented by human beings; solitary.
Thus vanish scepters, coronets, and balls,Pope.
And leave you on lone woods, or empty walls.
1. The condition of being lonely; solitude; seclusion.
2. The state of being unfrequented by human beings; as, the loneliness of a road.
3. Love of retirement; disposition to solitude.
The mystery of your loneliness.
4. A feeling of depression resulting from being alone.
Syn. Solitude; seclusion. See Solitude.
(Lone"ly), a. [Compar. Lonelier ; superl. Loneliest.] [Shortened fr. alonely.]
1. Sequestered from company or neighbors; solitary; retired; as, a lonely situation; a lonely cell.
2. Alone, or in want of company; forsaken.
To the misled and lonely traveler.Milton.
3. Not frequented by human beings; as, a lonely wood.
4. Having a feeling of depression or sadness resulting from the consciousness of being alone; lonesome.
I am very often alone. I don't mean I am lonely.H. James.
Syn. Solitary; lone; lonesome; retired; unfrequented; sequestered; secluded.
(Lone"ness), n. Solitude; seclusion. [Obs.] Donne.
(Lone"some) a. [Compar. Lonesomer ; superl. Lonesomest.]