loneliness loneliness  /ˈloʊn li nəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being alone in solitary isolation
  2. (n) sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
  3. (n) a disposition toward being alone

Usage(s):

  1. These 16 ballads, recorded in just a few days, are the authoritative take on masculine loneliness.
  2. The llama visits the hospice each month as part of an animal therapy program designed to decrease loneliness and calm terminally ill patients during the last stage of life.
  3. She lived a fabled life and a cautionary tale, a princess of irreducible splendor yet one who bore testimony to the commonality of loneliness and heartbreak.

News

  1. A View From Inner Turmoil

    Struggling with bipolar disorder that would not be diagnosed for years, Robert Herman took to the streets of New York to photograph the loneliness of a city where so many people live by themselves.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. Alicia Keys Premieres 'Tears Always Win' Music Video

    While singing about love lost and loneliness, the R'n'B diva plays a woman who works as a showgirl and a nightclub singer in Las Vegas.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: AceShowbiz

  3. RKNet Studios Announced Cognitions Bridge Games for Senior Adults; to Fight Loneliness and Cognitive Decline, the ...

    Producer CEO at RKNet stated: “Loneliness causes cognitive and functional decline and possibly an early death because of depression, diminished immune response, sleep disorder, dementia and Alzheimer’s. This observation is based on medical studies over the past few years and it's not understood how loneliness harms health and accelerates aging.” (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. It'sa place that director Marc Forster said evokes Bond's "isolation and loneliness."
    on Aug 30, 2006 By: Marc Forster Source: Leading The Charge

  2. "I felt very alone," Pou said of her year of fighting the criminal accusations. "Even if people were around me I felt an intense loneliness. It was as if no one knew what I was going through."
    on Jul 20, 2008 By: Dr Anna Pou Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "All describe a feeling of despair, crushing loneliness and abandonment by the world," a statutory declaration by the men's lawyer, Sabin Willett, said. "One felt he was in the 'dungeon above the ground'; another said 'it feels like we are in...
    on Jan 26, 2007 By: Sabin Willett Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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