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,
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.

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.

4. Unfrequented by human beings; solitary.

Thus vanish scepters, coronets, and balls,
And leave you on lone woods, or empty walls.

(Lone"li*ness) n.

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.

I see
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.

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.]

  By PanEris using Melati.

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