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Noun: loneliness  lown-lee-nus
  1. The state of being alone in solitary isolation
    - solitariness
  2. Sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
    - forlornness, desolation
  3. A disposition toward being alone
    - aloneness, lonesomeness, solitariness

Type of: disposition, isolation, sadness, temperament, unhappiness

Encyclopedia: Loneliness