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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

      n : a disposition toward being alone [syn: aloneness, loneliness,