Definition of loneliness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈləʊnlinəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈloʊnlinəs//
    [uncountable] Loneliness
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  1. 1a feeling of being unhappy because you have no friends or people to talk to a period of loneliness in his life feelings of loneliness and depression See related entries: Loneliness
  2. 2the fact of a period of time being sad and spent alone the loneliness of all those evenings at home just watching TV See related entries: Loneliness
  3. 3the fact that very few people ever visit a place the desolation and loneliness of the island