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Dictionary Information: Definition Loneliness
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Description and Meaning: Loneliness

  Loneliness (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." Shak.
4. A feeling of depression resulting from being alone.

Synonyms -- Solitude; seclusion. See Solitude.

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