lonesome lonesome  /ˈloʊn səm/


  1. (adj) being the only one; single and isolated from others
  2. (adj) marked by dejection from being alone



  1. In Band Wagon, glum and lonesome, he entered an amusement arcade and emerged 6 12 minutes later, having completed the greatest solo dance in movie history, Shine on Your Shoes.
  2. Stories of love, sex and romance on the road plus, advice for lonesome tourists.
  3. Stories of love, sex and romance on the road plus, advice for lonesome tourists.


  1. CONNECTIVITY: Bonus Segment: NHL Stanley Cup Final

    Everyone is recovering from E3, so we snuck in to talk about hockey. Hey hey. There isn't a regular show this week with all the insanity that was E3, but Scott, JP, and Donald couldn't wait until next week to break down the Stanley Cup Final, so here is a Bonus Segment all on its lonesome. If you are looking for gaming podcasts for your ears this weekend, though, be sure to check out the ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Nintendo World Report

  2. An emotionally wild ‘West’

    The Sonoma Theatre Alliance season continues as “The Lonesome West,” a drama by Tony-nominated playwright Martin McDonagh, opens a three-week run with shows this weekend at The Rotary Stage at Andrews Hall. The production is produced by the Narrow Way Stage Company, new to the Alliance this year, and directed by Chris Ginesi. The powerful piece is the story of two brothers (played by real-life ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Sonoma Valley Sun

  3. Sam Amidon’s lonesome leap forward

    PUTNEY -- Sam Amidon’s new CD, "Bright Sunny South" is anything but bright and sunny. Lonesome, intimate and elegiac, "Bright Sunny South" takes the listener on an introspective odyssey through a spare but emotionally rich landscape.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Brattleboro Reformer

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  1. "Blues ain't never going anywhere," Edwards said. "It can get slow, but it ain't going nowhere. You play a lowdown dirty shame slow and lonesome, my mama dead, my papa across the sea I ain't dead but I'm just supposed to be blues. You can...
    on May 10, 2008 By: David Honeyboy Edwards Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  2. "After proposing the GRT last year, I can tell you I now have a better appreciation for that old Hank Williams song 'I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry.' Needless to say, I'm not asking you to do that again," Blagojevich said.
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

  3. "The stage is so enormous there's a terror that you might not be able to fill it all by your lonesome, you know, a little person in high heels," Midler said recently of her upcoming long-term engagement at the Caesars Palace hotel-casino on the...
    on May 3, 2007 By: Bette Midler Source: Washington Post

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