alone vs lonely

alone lonely

Definitions

  • 1) Considered separately.
  • 2) By one's self, solitary.
  • 3) Without equal.
  • 4) Apart from, or exclusive of, others.
  • 5) Being without equal; unique.
  • 6) Being apart from others; solitary.
  • 7) Considered separately from all others of the same class.
  • 8) Being without anyone or anything else; only.
  • 9) to abstain from interfering with or molesting; to suffer to remain in its present state.
  • 10) Of or by itself; by themselves; without any thing more or any one else; without a sharer; only.
  • 11) rare Sole; only; exclusive.
  • 12) rare Sole; only; exclusive.
  • 13) Hence; Unique; rare; matchless.
  • 14) Quite by one's self; apart from, or exclusive of, others; single; solitary; -- applied to a person or thing.
  • 15) isolated from others
  • 16) exclusive of anyone or anything else
  • 17) lacking companions or companionship
  • 18) radically distinctive and without equal
  • 19) Exclusively.
  • 20) By one's self; apart from, or exclusive of, others; solo
  • 21) Without outside help.
  • 22) Without others.
  • 23) Exclusively; only.
  • 24) Without help.
  • 25) Solely; simply; exclusively.
  • 26) without any others being included or involved
  • 27) without anybody else or anything else
  • 28) Devoid; destitute.
  • 29) Without a parallel; above or beyond all others; unique.
  • 30) Only; to the exclusion of other persons or things; sole or solely: as, he alone remained.
  • 31) Apart from another or others; single or singly; solitary or solitarily; without the aid or company of another: applied to a person or thing: as, to be or remain alone; to walk alone.
  • 32) In each of these examples only would now be considered better, though not alone for not only is in common use. Alone means unaccompanied: as, he stood alone. Only applies to that of which there is no other: as, an only son; adverbially, only this.
  • 33) Devoid;destitute.

Definitions

  • 1) Of person, without companions; solitary.
  • 2) Of place, unfrequented by people; desolate.
  • 3) Of person, unhappy by feelings of loneliness.
  • 4) Dejected by the awareness of being alone. synonym: alone.
  • 5) Without others of a similar kind; lone; solitary.
  • 6) Unfrequented by people; desolate.
  • 7) Producing such dejection.
  • 8) Not frequented by human beings.
  • 9) Sequestered from company or neighbors; solitary; retired
  • 10) Alone, or in want of company; forsaken.
  • 11) Having a feeling of depression or sadness resulting from the consciousness of being alone; lonesome.
  • 12) marked by dejection from being alone
  • 13) characterized by or preferring solitude
  • 14) devoid of creatures
  • 15) lacking companions or companionship

Examples

  • 1) She makes an intriguing subject on the ground of her unconventional social life alone.
  • 2) So if the bullied reads about the bullied then they will feel less alone.
  • 3) The running costs for the main house alone are well into six figures a year.
  • 4) You worry about going out alone and what other people think of you.
  • 5) It is too important a subject to leave to politicians alone.
  • 6) The points alone were enough to satisfy their manager.
  • 7) Your advice to be creative helped get me thinking of ways that we could spend time alone together.
  • 8) You enjoy the company of others, but also need time alone.
  • 9) They would barely hold open a window, let alone a door.
  • 10) He claimed that his health was suffering from being locked up alone without seeing guards for at least 22 hours a day.
  • 11) How was it that she had no friends and was wandering about alone?
  • 12) Sometimes we as evangelical pastors feel alone.
  • 13) She has told me she does not want to spend the rest of her life alone.
  • 14) They need to leave the guy alone!
  • 15) The thought of passing away alone also terrifies me.
  • 16) These changes alone will be enough to push some landlords into making a loss.
  • 17) Neither one alone without the other under it will do.
  • 18) Volunteers were offered a game to play alone or against another.
  • 19) This alone means they will have to maintain a consistently high standard.
  • 20) Bands grow up together but they grow apart alone.
  • 21) If only they would just leave it alone.
  • 22) Funding for schools and intelligence services will also be left alone.
  • 23) But his creativity alone was not enough.
  • 24) Most of the claims that have gone were brought by employees alone and without lawyers.
  • 25) It is another sign of change that he speaks at all, let alone with such openness.
  • 26) The frame alone would cost around 9,000.
  • 27) Granting _alleyn_ to be rightly put for alone, no ancient writer, I apprehend, ever used such a phrase as this; any more than we should now say -- _my son alone_ for _my only son_.
  • 28) We know that we must fight the battle of life and duty alone, we know that we bear our sorrows and bereavements alone, we know that alone we must die, and be judged, and yet, as Christians, we know that Jesus will never leave us, nor forsake us, that He is with us even unto the end of the world, and that when most solitary we are _alone with God_.
  • 29) _Never less alone than when alone_ is a true maxim; but not for travelling; a pleasant companion adds a hundredfold to the pleasures of the journey, especially when the friendship is strong enough to stand the occasional strains on the temper which must occur along wild untrodden paths.
  • 30) Thou art here alone, none knowing, and I-- I _alone_ can save thee.
  • 31) And then -- Ah, there is something terrible in being alone -- _alone_!
  • 32) But the fact of your being here, before me, alone, do you understand, _alone_ in the presence of Arsène
  • 33) I was alone in my bedroom, _and yet I was not alone_!
  • 34) Alas! alas! almost alone, except a few -- to their everlasting honor -- poor faithful women -- _alone!
  • 35) ‘She knew her mother wouldn't approve of them spending an evening at home alone together.’
  • 36) ‘The pressure inside the container is the sum of the pressures that each gas would exert if it were present alone.’
  • 37) ‘Did he not know that it was unsafe to walk alone in the present circumstances?’
  • 38) ‘But it was so large I could not eat it all, and dining alone there was no-one else to assist!’
  • 39) ‘Do you and the missus talk about directing when you're alone together, I ask, the arched eyebrow obvious in my voice.’
  • 40) ‘That sounds very much like a bribe, but Pearson insists that adults need time when they can be together alone.’
  • 41) ‘It was the first time James and I had been together alone for over six years.’
  • 42) ‘That winter the two writers were alone together for the first time, but it was not an idyllic experience.’
  • 43) ‘There were a lot of opportunities for them to be alone together discussing her graduation project.’
  • 44) ‘Once they are alone together, Harry is surprised to find himself drawn to Erica for all the right reasons.’
  • 45) ‘After a show, when it was just the two of us alone together, he would leap up in the air three times to tell me how much he liked the work.’
  • 46) ‘Don't you notice the tension between the two whenever they're left alone together?’
  • 47) ‘It was going to be up to me to see that Patty and Folsom weren't ever left alone together.’
  • 48) ‘We hit the streets of L.A. to do nothing but shop and spend time alone together - that was the plan.’
  • 49) ‘Even as very young children they would sit quietly alone and talk together.’
  • 50) ‘Today was the first time we'd ever been alone together when one of your stooges wasn't listening in.’
  • 51) ‘After nearly two months we were finally alone together again but he made no effort to kiss me this time.’
  • 52) ‘They'd been alone together, almost as if they were in their own private little world.’
  • 53) ‘Most of the time Brady joined them, but there were plenty of times for them to be together alone.’
  • 54) ‘In contrast to the cluttered runner up pages, the winning designs are presented alone.’
  • 55) ‘He raised four children alone as a single father and is now an independent consultant.’
  • 56) ‘Why will we now have single officers on duty alone at night in prisons?’
  • 57) ‘It was the work of a single individual, working alone and in secret.’
  • 58) ‘They can usually purchase media on more favourable terms than a single company acting alone.’
  • 59) ‘She has merit and has achieved thigh power alone and unaided.’
  • 60) ‘Many Alto programs can be controlled with the mouse alone independent of a keyboard.’
  • 61) ‘On a very serious note, I just don't know how single parents cope with this alone.’
  • 62) ‘Raising a family alone can provide a host of obstacles, so single parents are clubbing together to help each other out.’
  • 63) ‘He had been manning a guard post alone.’
  • 64) ‘What kind of doctors are we training who have never had to undertake a clinic unaided or cope alone with an unexpected event during surgery?’
  • 65) ‘Neither approach alone can begin to present a complete picture of the writers involved.’
  • 66) ‘Both work fantastically well alone but together they're unbeatable.’
  • 67) ‘No one will be asked to work alone but together great things can be achieved.’
  • 68) ‘Both women were sopranos, and we saw them sing alone and together a number of times.’
  • 69) ‘It is by the strength of our common endeavour we achieve more together than we achieve alone.’
  • 70) ‘It is for the participating individuals alone to decide what the terms of their marriage shall be.’
  • 71) ‘Only candidates who secure more than 50 per cent of the votes alone must be declared elected.’
  • 72) ‘Trudy called in desperation, but she had flown off to let Trudy face this test alone.’
  • 73) ‘I think being a writer you never need to feel alone or lonely ever again because it's like you've created your own world.’
  • 74) ‘I threatened to tell her but he says he would just laugh it off and make her think it is because I am alone and lonely.’
  • 75) ‘I stayed awake in the dark, my eyes on the shadows, alone and lonely all night.’
  • 76) ‘She was supported by a small pension and lived alone and friendless in a small rented room.’
  • 77) ‘I am working on my fears of abandonment, of being alone and unloved, of starting over and of success and failure.’
  • 78) ‘It was never a good feeling to seem alone and friendless wherever you were.’
  • 79) ‘He was surrounded by his family and friends yet still felt alone and helpless.’
  • 80) ‘Reading will save me from looking too pathetically alone and friendless all day.’
  • 81) ‘She looked away and her eye caught a man lounging in the corner, looking alone and forlorn.’
  • 82) ‘So, when El returned to the garden he found the man alone and forlorn, grieving for his departed wife.’
  • 83) ‘When I am alone, in the evenings of my solitude, the presence of this other shadow makes me feel secure.’
  • 84) ‘Whenever we feel particularly alone or far from God, then we are in the wilderness.’
  • 85) ‘Assure that unhappy little girl inside you that she is not alone and unloved.’
  • 86) ‘I was scared and alone and had no indication of what was going on in the nursery.’

Examples

  • 1) Do we want people to talk to robots when they feel lonely?
  • 2) Losing games is hard and it can be quite a lonely place.
  • 3) When you lose games of cricket it becomes very hard and it can be quite a lonely place.
  • 4) It can be a lonely place.
  • 5) I went to a party last month feeling lonely and down.
  • 6) Feeling lonely behind closed doors.
  • 7) He said:'This happens because people are lonely and bored.
  • 8) We should be lonely indeed if people were scared to drop in on us unannounced.
  • 9) The sound of the audience and his rasping voice would make me feel less lonely.
  • 10) It was a lonely and unhappy time.
  • 11) Why is church still a lonely place for some people?
  • 12) Tennis is a much more lonely existence than people would realise.
  • 13) Sometimes you do get a bit lonely.
  • 14) It was also linked to her lonely childhood.
  • 15) We came together when we were both lonely people who craved intellectual and emotional understanding.
  • 16) Tell her how lonely you feel and ask how you can revive her interest.
  • 17) This place feels very lonely and remote.
  • 18) Life as a chief executive can be a lonely existence.
  • 19) Now he is cutting a bit of a lonely figure.
  • 20) Close friends may suddenly withdraw from them and this can be very lonely for people.
  • 21) Life with only a laptop could feel pretty lonely.
  • 22) But it also meant that she lived a very lonely and disgusting existence.
  • 23) My horse was a bit lonely out wide on his own.
  • 24) He admitted to himself he was feeling lonely.
  • 25) It can be a very lonely place.
  • 26) Perhaps she felt the terrible losses of the war more than most because her own childhood had been lonely.
  • 27) But it was a lonely childhood.
  • 28) You feel unhappy and lonely if you don't.
  • 29) We let people be lonely - old people going for three weeks without seeing anyone.
  • 30) I know my brother is deeply unhappy and quite lonely.
  • 31) Your uncle's girlfriend is unhappy, lonely and starved of love.
  • 32) I wish you could have a number one and be on top of the world, but you've heard the term lonely at the top.
  • 33) According to Google Trends, "lonely" is the word entered most frequently by Internet users in Dublin, Ireland.
  • 34) Telling people to go waste their money on a Bible with the promise of gold-paved streets if they cooporate, and threatening those that don't with eternal and unbearable burning in lonely darkness is ridiculous.
  • 35) For the mere human need, for the sake of that which to the lonely is very dear, I have thought of marriage, but I remembered and I refused to do violence to myself remembering.
  • 36) I used to indulge in lonely debauches, on nights when I knew my crew was going to sleep ashore.
  • 37) That's the only time I'm lonely, is when I go to 'Frisco.
  • 38) Additionally, Ludwig Feuerbach, a German philosopher, has been described as a lonely figure whose loneliness ‘was the product of an unsatisfied intellectual vanity.’
  • 39) ‘Living as she is was miserable and lonely with no friends or loved ones to care about her.’
  • 40) ‘The new girl's supposed to be lonely and have no friends for at least a month and a half.’
  • 41) ‘He may be in the wrong but he's old, lonely and feeling betrayed.’
  • 42) ‘I'm not going to die old and lonely, never loving anyone else other than her.’
  • 43) ‘He is going to end up a lonely old man whose kids only call him on holidays because they feel like they have to.’
  • 44) ‘His death has touched something deeply in people, particularly old people who are lonely.’
  • 45) ‘Those handful of days were long enough to realize how lonely an old timer could truly be.’
  • 46) ‘Olga is a lonely but spirited old woman whose children live abroad and seldom visit.’
  • 47) ‘Because of this, you can feel very lonely at times.’
  • 48) ‘Being single can make a person feel very lonely at times.’
  • 49) ‘I was very lonely for the rest of the night.’
  • 50) ‘Since his arrival in September, he has been pretty lonely.’
  • 51) ‘Hearing her father's voice made her incredibly lonely.’
  • 52) ‘An old lady is a bit lonely and decides she needs a pet for company.’
  • 53) ‘A lonely housewife starts up a friendship with a pet portrait painter.’
  • 54) ‘I don't want you to be lonely for the rest of your life.’
  • 55) ‘Back in September I wrote about Al, a lonely widower sitting on his front porch.’
  • 56) ‘Even when he had his friends with him he always seemed lonely.’
  • 57) ‘We both felt lonely not being with our parents.’
  • 58) ‘Arms and legs are getting goosepimply and lonely sweaters now have companions.’
  • 59) ‘If you want to compete at the Boston Marathon you have to be willing to put in the lonely hours of work.’
  • 60) ‘Once more I find myself in an empty office, without a unicycle or even a CD to help pass the lonely hours.’
  • 61) ‘Instead she spent lonely hours at home, scared that she may never hear again.’
  • 62) ‘Many slipped through the net completely and were left to fill lonely hours without money, resources and help.’
  • 63) ‘Read your glossy magazines and dream away the long, lonely hours with thoughts of when your chance might come.’
  • 64) ‘Some may opt for a very plain style with only a ladder for access and a lonely light bulb for company.’
  • 65) ‘Liz made her way onto the lonely subway car and sat quietly as it headed toward her side of town.’
  • 66) ‘Should you have half an hour to spare you can take a lovely lonely walk around the Dome.’
  • 67) ‘After many hours of hunting, Ken found a lonely scallop and I found an interesting bottle.’
  • 68) ‘It was almost three hours later when Quinn shook himself out of his lonely thoughts.’
  • 69) ‘I'm sure it must have been pretty lonely being the only Windows 3.1 user in the office.’
  • 70) ‘Making crucial business decisions on one's own means that it can be lonely at the top.’
  • 71) ‘Once upon a time, it was lonely at the top.’
  • 72) ‘For some that had travelled to the city, life became a lonely existence.’
  • 73) ‘Mine is a lonely existence, because no training partner can stay with me.’
  • 74) ‘You can reach the mountain top and find it a desolate and lonely place.’
  • 75) ‘He and his wife have shifted from the City to this lonely place just to look after the garden.’
  • 76) ‘This is a lonely place with buildings shy of one another and spaced well apart, typical of Scottish Highland villages.’
  • 77) ‘They are in small groups - three per station, in lonely places, many kilometers from the nearest town.’
  • 78) ‘The Showgrounds will be a fairly lonely place for the remainder of the season.’
  • 79) ‘Liverpool can be a lonely place on a Saturday night, and this is only Thursday morning.’
  • 80) ‘When a person dies, he or she is wrapped in a hammock and buried in a lonely place in the jungle on the mainland.’
  • 81) ‘This was a lonely place where foxes and raccoons were often seen in those days.’
  • 82) ‘Many of them were black and white, and they were mainly of lonely places and people.’
  • 83) ‘The castle always felt like such a cold and lonely place when he returned.’
  • 84) ‘Western Australia is a land of open roads, of vehicle dependence and lonely highways.’
  • 85) ‘Even in rural farming districts, there is simply no such thing as a lonely road.’
  • 86) ‘There is a distant bridge, a small harbor, and a lonely road that leads to another beach town.’
  • 87) ‘I wonder what a semi would be doing out on this lonely road, then I recognize it as a stock truck.’
  • 88) ‘Police have stepped up patrols and are advising women to take precautions such as walking in groups and avoiding lonely areas.’
  • 89) ‘Afterward we had one last drive around the rock before heading back to the lonely highway.’
  • 90) ‘Howard, not knowing what he should do, sits on a couch in the middle of this lonely street that leads nowhere.’
  • 91) ‘He is believed to be a car thief, who used stolen cars to take victims to lonely areas before attacking them.’
  • 92) ‘More than anything, however, the cottages' lonely location makes them a romantic's dream.’
  • 93) ‘The beach looked rather lonely on a usually crowded Sunday afternoon.’
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