Crossword clues for lonely
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lonely \Lone"ly\, a. [Compar. Lonelier; superl. Loneliest.]
Sequestered from company or neighbors; solitary; retired; as, a lonely situation; a lonely cell.
Alone, or in want of company; forsaken.
To the misled and lonely traveler.
Not frequented by human beings; as, a lonely wood.
Having a feeling of depression or sadness resulting from the consciousness of being alone; lonesome.
I am very often alone. I don't mean I am lonely.
Syn: Solitary; lone; lonesome; retired; unfrequented; sequestered; secluded.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
a. unhappy because of feelings of loneliness.
adj. lacking companions or companionship; "he was alone when we met him"; "she is alone much of the time"; "the lone skier on the mountain"; "a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel"; "a lonely soul"; "a solitary traveler" [syn: alone(p), lone(a), lonely(a), solitary]
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: lonesome]
enjoyed or performed alone; "a lonely existence"; "his lonely room"; "took a solitary walk"; "enjoyed her solitary dinner"; "solitary pursuits such as reading" [syn: lonely(a), solitary]
Lonely may refer to:
- Loneliness, a complex and usually unpleasant emotional response to isolation or lack of companionship
- "Lonely" (2NE1 song), 2011
- "Lonely" (Akon song), 2005
- "Lonely" (Hyolyn song)
- "Lonely" (Julian Lennon song)
- "Lonely" (Mao Abe song)
- "Lonely" (Medina song)
- "Lonely" (Merril Bainbridge song), 1998
- "Lonely" (Nana song)
- "Lonely" (Ne-Yo song)
- "Lonely" (Peter Andre song)
- "Lonely" (Praga Khan song)
- "Lonely" (Shannon Noll song), 2006
- "Lonely" (Sharon Sheeley song)
- "Lonely" (Tracy Lawrence song)
- Lonely (Spica EP)
- Lonely (EP) by Frente! (1994)
- "Lonely", a 2005 song by Líbido from the album Lo Último que Hable Ayer
- "Lonely", a 2007 song by Bon Jovi from the album Lost Highway
- "Lonely", a 2009 song by Foreigner from the album Can't Slow Down
- "Lonely", a 1988 song by Crimson Glory from the album Transcendence
- "Lonely", a 1973 song by Tom Waits from the album Closing Time
- "Lonely", a 2013 song by Danny Brown from the album Old
- "Lonely (Amy's Theme)", a 1967 song by Lovin' Spoonful from the album You're a Big Boy Now
"Lonely" (also known as "Mr. Lonely") is a song by Senegalese-American R&B and hip hop singer Akon; it appears on his debut album, Trouble. The single was released in 2005 and was his first worldwide hit. It reached number one in several countries, including in the United Kingdom and Germany (where it stayed there for eight weeks), and Australia. It was also highly popular in France where it reached number two, and in the United States when it peaked at #4. An edited version was on Radio Disney and on Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 8.
is Japanese singer-songwriter Mao Abe's fourth physical single, released on June 9, 2010. Unlike her previous singles and albums, this release is only released in one version.
"Lonely" is a song by Danish electropop singer Medina from her international debut album Welcome to Medina. It was released as album's second single on 3 September 2010 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Co-written by American singer Terri Bjerre, the song is an English version of "Ensom", which was released as the third single from Medina's second Danish studio album on 2 November 2009 in Denmark.
"Lonely" is a song written by Sharon Sheeley and recorded by Eddie Cochran. It was recorded in May 1958 and released posthumously as a single on Liberty F-55278 in August 1960. In the UK the single rose to number 41 on the charts. The U.S. release did not chart. The flip side, "Sweetie Pie", reached number 38 on the UK Singles chart.
"Lonely" is the second single by South Korean girl group 2NE1 from their 2011 extended play, 2NE1. Later that year, a Japanese version of the song was released and was included on their first Japanese EP Nolza. A short version of the music video was uploaded through 2NE1's official YouTube account.
"Lonely" is a song written by Robin Lee Bruce and Roxie Dean, and recorded by American country music artist Tracy Lawrence. It was released in May 2000 as the second single from the album Lessons Learned. The song reached #18 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.
"Lonely" was the fourth single from Shannon Noll's second album Lift. Co-written by Noll, the single was released on 26 August 2006
With the release of the single, Noll created Australian ARIA chart history, becoming the first artist to have his first eight single releases reach the Top 10 since the charts induction in 1988 (a record which Noll broke himself following the release of his single with Natalie Bassingthwaighte, " Don't Give Up").
"Lonely" proved to be extremely popular on radio, where it followed the long list of Noll's singles to reach number one on the Australian Airplay Chart. On the high-rating 2DayFM "Hot 30" countdown, it spent a record-breaking total of 73 nights in the countdown.
The single's video was directed by Anthony Rose. The clip was shot in Sydney at the Star City Showroom as a live clip during his "Now I Run" tour in July 2006. The video follows Noll in his hotel room and travelling in the streets in a cab on his way to the gig.
The single features an acoustic version of Noll's previous single "Now I Run".
"Lonely" is a pop song written by Merril Bainbridge and Owen Bolwell, produced by Siew for Bainbridge's second album Between the Days (1998). It was released as the album's first single in Australia in April 1998 and the United States and Japan in August 1998 (see 1998 in music) as a CD single. The bridge of the song samples the lyrics from the nursery rhyme " Georgie Porgie".
The song made its debut to the Australian ARIA Singles Chart at number seventy-four, making the song Bainbridge's fifth song to reach the top one hundred. On its second week it fell three places to seventy-seven but by the next week the song jumped nine places to sixty-eight and after six weeks of being in the chart it broke the top fifty at number forty-eight. After two weeks of being in the top fifty the song peaked at its peak position in Australia at number forty, then dropping out of the top fifty the next week. The song spent a total of three weeks in the top fifty and seventeen weeks in the top one hundred.
It was not Bainbridges biggest hit in the U.S. or Japan, only peaking on the U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart at number eighteen and spending four weeks in the chart and it debuted and peaked at number twenty-five in Japan.
"Lonely" is a song recorded by the German artist Nana. It was released in April 1997 as the second single from his debut album Nana. The song reached number-one in Germany and Switzerland. It also reached the top 5 in Austria, Denmark, and Norway.
Lonely is the second mini album by South Korean girl group Spica. It was released on November 21, 2012 by B2M Entertainment. The song of the same name was used as the title track for the album.
Usage examples of "lonely".
They all shuffle, all these strange lonely children of God, these mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, husbands and wives whose noisy aberrations are safely muffled now by drugs.
It may be a world captured from afara lonely wanderer cast off from some other star, captured by the Sun after millions of years of drifting lightless through space.
Prime, the first ever to be born on Altair, an exceptionally unique Prime, more talented, more powerful, more agoraphobic, more lonely, than any other Prime yet known in the Nine Star League.
Lonely Hearts Club Band, they went for the ultimate reduction: The Beatles, an album title that, oddly enough, they had not used before.
Nevertheless it is a good piece of travel, and anyone who will undertake it will see Louviers and will pass Anet, where the greatest work of the Renaissance once stood, and will go through lonely but rich pastures until at last he gets to Chartres by the right gate.
Bonaparte As he with other figures foots his reel, Until he twitch him into his lonely grave: Also regard the frail ones that his flings Have made gyrate like animalcula In tepid pools.
He wanted to destroy them all, so that he would feel less lonely, and, in order to penetrate this absence with his annihilating presence, he left the jeep behind at a forgotten township where a green track ended and an ancient whisky priest sat all day in the ruins of a forsaken church brewing fire-water from wild bananas and keening the stations of the cross.
Zarth Arn chose this lonely spot on the planet, simply so that his secret experiments would not be disturbed.
It must be lonely indeed without the music and practicing noises, very unwise to have an Offshoot who fills the aural environment too.
First, in huge type right across the page, was the brief statement that The Avenger had now committed his ninth crime, and that he had chosen quite a new locality, namely, the lonely stretch of rising ground known to Londoners as Primrose Hill.
All I do know is sometimes I get lonely, Lady Azar, so lonely I crave the life I had with Primus.
Now for a naked man, with a knife, and bedabbled with blood, to address a young woman on a lonely moor is a delicate business.
I, the daughter of the man who had done so much to put these poor lonely spirits into the Beyond, should be made their sole channel of reunion with their bereaved and sorrowing adorers?
Christian duty to visit with those who are lonely and bereft in their time of need.
You told me that you wanted a wife--well, a companion really, and I thought that you were lonely and--and just wanted--well, a companion, like I said, but of course you wanted to forget Beyke, and then she turned up and you could have married her after all.