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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lone·some /ˈlon(t)səm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lone·some a. [Compar. Lonesomer superl. Lonesomest.]
 1. Secluded from society; not frequented by human beings; solitary.
 Like one that on a lonesome road
 Doth walk in fear and dread.   --Coleridge.
 2. Conscious of, and somewhat depressed by, solitude; as, to feel lonesome.
 -- Lone*some*ly, adv. -- Lone*some*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: being the only one; single and isolated from others; "the
             lone doctor in the entire county"; "a lonesome pine";
             "an only child"; "the sole heir"; "the sole example";
             "a solitary instance of cowardice"; "a solitary speck
             in the sky" [syn: lone(a), lonesome(a), only(a),
              sole(a), solitary(a)]
      2: marked by dejection from being alone; "felt sad and lonely";
         "the loneliest night of the week"; "lonesome when her
         husband is away"; "spent a lonesome hour in the bar" [syn: