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lonesome

adjective
     
lone‧some American English
1 very unhappy because you are alone or have no friends [= lonely]:
Beth is lonesome without the children.
2 a lonesome place is a long way from where people live and very few people go there [= lonely, remote]:
a lonesome spot near the canyon
3

on/by your lonesome

informal alone

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