Meaning of lonesome

lone•some

Pronunciation: (lōn'sum), [key]
— adj.
  1. depressed or sad because of the lack of friends, companionship, etc.; lonely: to feel lonesome.
  2. attended with or causing such a state or feeling: a lonesome evening at home.
  3. lonely or deserted in situation; remote, desolate, or isolated: a lonesome road.
—n.
  1. alone: She went walking by her lonesome.
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