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Lacking something needed or expected:
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  1. Lacking something needed or expected:
  2. Deprived, robbed, or devoid, as of life, hope, or happiness
  3. Suffering the death of a loved one; bereaved:
Performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary journey; a solitary life.
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  1. Performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary journey; a solitary life.
  2. Happening, done, or made alone:
  3. Existing, living, or going without others; alone:
Sad or lonely, especially from being deserted or abandoned:
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  1. Sad or lonely, especially from being deserted or abandoned:
  2. Lonely and sad; unhappy and neglected
  3. Without hope; desperate
Producing such dejection:
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  1. Producing such dejection:
  2. Having or causing a lonely feeling
  3. Unhappy due to being alone; lonely
(Zoology) Living alone or in pairs only:
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  1. (Zoology) Living alone or in pairs only:
  2. Happening, done, or made alone:
  3. Without others; single; only
Standing apart from others of its kind; isolated
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  1. Standing apart from others of its kind; isolated
  2. By oneself; alone; solitary
  3. (Archaic) single; unmarried, or in widowhood
Without anything further; with nothing more; only
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  1. Without anything further; with nothing more; only
  2. Considered separately from all others of the same class.
  3. Without equal or peer
Given up; forsaken; deserted
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  1. Given up; forsaken; deserted
  2. (Geology) No longer being acted upon by the geologic forces that formed it.
  3. Self-abandoned, or given up to vice; immoral; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked; as, an abandoned villain. [First attested from 1350 to 1470]
Abandoned; desolate; forlorn
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  1. Abandoned; desolate; forlorn
Uninhabited:
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  1. Uninhabited:
  2. Abandoned
  3. No longer occupied or used; abandoned:
Left alone; lonely; solitary
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  1. Left alone; lonely; solitary
  2. Feeling, showing, causing, or expressing sadness or loneliness.
  3. Made uninhabitable; laid waste; in a ruinous state
Not being paid attention to or listened to:
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  1. Not being paid attention to or listened to:
  2. Not being attended to, looked after, or watched:
  3. Left unsupervised or neglected
Not put to purposeful use; idle:
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  1. Not put to purposeful use; idle:
  2. Having no one in it; unoccupied; vacant
  3. Without meaning or force; insincere; vain
Separated; not together
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  1. Separated; not together
  2. Set apart; isolated. Used after a noun or in the predicate:
  1. Not social.
  2. Having or showing a dislike for the society of others
  3. Having or showing a lack of desire for the company of others.
Of, characterized by, or preferring privacy and isolation; secluded.
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  1. Of, characterized by, or preferring privacy and isolation; secluded.
  2. Seeking or preferring seclusion or isolation.
  3. Shut away from the world; secluded; solitary
Of or pertaining to an anchorite
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Separate from others; individual and distinct:
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  1. Separate from others; individual and distinct:
  2. Without another or others; alone; solitary
  3. Honest; undisguised:
(Old Poet.) Forsaken, forlorn, bereft, or desolate
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  1. (Old Poet.) Forsaken, forlorn, bereft, or desolate
  2. (Archaic) abandoned, lonely, forlorn
  3. (Obs.) Lost, ruined, or undone
Not accompanied
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  1. Not accompanied
  2. Going or acting without companions or a companion:
  3. (Music) performed or scored without accompaniment; solo
Seeming beyond consolation; extremely dejected:
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  1. Seeming beyond consolation; extremely dejected:
  2. Causing or suggesting dejection; cheerless
  3. So unhappy that nothing will comfort; inconsolable; dejected
That has been cast out; banished, ostracized. [from 14th c.]
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  1. That has been cast out; banished, ostracized. [from 14th c.]
  2. Driven out; rejected
Of or having to do with single persons who are looking for companionship
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  1. Of or having to do with single persons who are looking for companionship
  2. Of or relating to people who are looking for companions or marriage partners:
Distantly related by blood or marriage:
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  1. Distantly related by blood or marriage:
  2. Hidden away; secluded:
  3. Operating or controlled from a distance:
Without anything further; with nothing more; only
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  1. Without anything further; with nothing more; only
  2. Considered separately from all others of the same class.
  3. Without equal or peer
Standing apart from others of its kind; isolated
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  1. Standing apart from others of its kind; isolated
  2. By oneself; alone; solitary
  3. (Archaic) single; unmarried, or in widowhood
Producing such dejection:
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  1. Producing such dejection:
  2. Having or causing a lonely feeling
  3. Unhappy due to being alone; lonely
Separate from others; individual and distinct:
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  1. Separate from others; individual and distinct:
  2. Without another or others; alone; solitary
  3. Honest; undisguised:
Happening, done, or made alone:
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  1. Happening, done, or made alone:
  2. (Zoology) Living alone or in pairs only:
  3. Without others; single; only
Not accompanied
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  1. Not accompanied
  2. Going or acting without companions or a companion:
  3. (Music) performed or scored without accompaniment; solo
No longer occupied or used; abandoned:
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  1. No longer occupied or used; abandoned:
  2. Abandoned
  3. Desolate
Forlorn; wretched
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  1. Forlorn; wretched
  2. Devoid of inhabitants; deserted:
  3. Uninhabited; deserted
Lonely and sad; unhappy and neglected
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  1. Lonely and sad; unhappy and neglected
  2. Sad or lonely, especially from being deserted or abandoned:
  3. Abandoned, deserted, or desolate:
Located in a dismal or remote area.
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  1. Located in a dismal or remote area.
  2. Particularly awful; very bad; miserable; terrible.
  3. Desolate; forlorn.
Having or causing a lonely feeling
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  1. Having or causing a lonely feeling
  2. Unhappy due to being alone; lonely
  3. Unfrequented; desolate
  1. Not frequented.
  2. Receiving few or no travelers or visitors:
Distant from a center of activity; remote.
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  1. Distant from a center of activity; remote.
  2. Of or for a time in the past
  3. Of a past date; not current:
Producing such dejection:
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  1. Producing such dejection:
  2. Unhappy due to being alone; lonely
  3. Having or causing a lonely feeling
Not easily understood; vague; cryptic; ambiguous
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  1. Not easily understood; vague; cryptic; ambiguous
  2. So faintly perceptible as to lack clear delineation; indistinct:
  3. Not clearly understood or expressed; ambiguous or vague:
Located outside of some boundary or limit.
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  1. Located outside of some boundary or limit.
  2. Relatively remote from some central location.
  3. Relatively far out from a certain point or center; remote
Being out of the ordinary; unusual:
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  1. Being out of the ordinary; unusual:
  2. Remote or secluded.
  3. (Idiomatic) Taken care of.
Far off in (past or future) time
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  1. Far off in (past or future) time
  2. Located far away; distant in space.
  3. Hidden away; secluded:
Of a different generation, older or younger
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  1. Of a different generation, older or younger
  2. Separated in relationship by a given degree of descent:
  3. Distant in space, time, or nature; remote.
Cut off from the public view; hidden, intimate, etc.
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  1. Cut off from the public view; hidden, intimate, etc.
  2. Hidden, isolated, remote.
  3. Removed or remote from others; solitary:
Devoid of inhabitants; deserted:
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  1. Devoid of inhabitants; deserted:
  2. Uninhabited; deserted
  3. Forlorn; wretched
Wretched or pitiful in appearance or condition:
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  1. Wretched or pitiful in appearance or condition:
  2. Lonely and sad; unhappy and neglected
  3. Abandoned, deserted, or desolate:
Having or causing a lonely feeling
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  1. Having or causing a lonely feeling
  2. Unhappy due to being alone; lonely
  3. Unfrequented; desolate
(Obs.) Lost, ruined, or undone
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  1. (Obs.) Lost, ruined, or undone
  2. (Archaic) abandoned, lonely, forlorn
  3. (Old Poet.) Forsaken, forlorn, bereft, or desolate
Having no home or haven.
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  1. Having no home or haven.
  2. Having no home; without a permanent place of residence
  1. Introvert.
  2. Emotionally unresponsive or socially detached; introverted or aloof.
  3. Withdrawing within oneself; shy, reserved, introverted, etc.
  1. Hidden, isolated, remote.
  2. Cut off from the public view; hidden, intimate, etc.
  3. Shut off or kept apart from others; isolated; withdrawn
Devoid of inhabitants; deserted:
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  1. Devoid of inhabitants; deserted:
  2. Made uninhabitable; laid waste; in a ruinous state
  3. Uninhabited; deserted
  1. Not frequented.
  2. Receiving few or no travelers or visitors:
  1. Not inhabited; having no inhabitants
  2. Having no residents; not inhabited.
Suggestive of the isolated life of an island:
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  1. Suggestive of the isolated life of an island:
  2. Circumscribed and detached in outlook and experience; narrow or provincial.
  3. Like an island; detached; isolated
Having little or no social contact
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  1. Having little or no social contact
  2. Characterized by little social contact:
  3. Far from others or difficult to get to; remote:
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