alone alone  /ə ˈloʊn/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) isolated from others
  2. (adj) lacking companions or companionship
  3. (adj) exclusive of anyone or anything else
  4. (adj) radically distinctive and without equal
  5. (adv) without any others being included or involved
  6. (adv) without anybody else or anything else

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. All right, then, says the proud country: If we would be left alone, let us be' alone gloriously, ruggedly.
  2. We are fighting by ourselves alone; but we are not fighting for ourselves alone.
  3. They aren't alone: Less than 10% of riders wear helmets in a country where motorbikes make up 90% of road traffic.

News

  1. Mainers urged to leave young wildlife alone

    Mainers are being urged by state officials to leave young wildlife alone. The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife held a special event on Thursday at the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray to spread the message. Click here for photos of wildlife at the park. Three fawns and many other young animals have already been brought to the park this year. "The general public can become very concerned ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WMTW Portland

  2. Father of toddler left alone in neighborhood found at home

    Deputies found the father of the child who was left alone outside in a Mid-South neighborhood Thursday morning.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WMCTV Memphis

  3. ‘George Gershwin Alone’: A love song to the love song man

    George Gershwin Alone is a bright and breezy one-man show written and performed by Hershey Felder using the glorious music and lyrics of George Gershwin (1898–1937), and his brother, Ira (1896–1983). Felder, playing George Gershwin, fascinates the audience as he describes Gershwin’s short life and plays some of his greatest pieces. Felder is no slouch himself. A talented concert pianist ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Berkeleyside

Quotes

  1. "We've made everybody proud," Gyan said. "Not Ghana alone, but all of Africa."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Asamoah Gyan Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I very much want to be healthy and gain control of my life and career and have asked for medical help in doing so. I am taking these steps to improve my life," Lohan said in her statement. "Luckily, I am not alone in my daily struggle and I...
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: FOXNews

  3. "Recall that earlier generations faced down fascism and communism not just with missiles and tanks, but with sturdy alliances and enduring convictions," Obama said in his address. "They understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor...
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Dallas Morning News

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