loneliness

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈləʊnlinəs/

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loneliness

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [feeling, sense, sensation] of loneliness
  2. [deepening, deep, terrible, profound] loneliness
  3. [soul, heart] -wrenching loneliness
  4. felt loneliness as [an only child, a bachelor, a widower]
  5. the loneliness of being [an only child]
  6. the loneliness of [jail, prison, the cell, solitary confinement]
  7. the loneliness of a [sailor's, seaman's] life
  8. fears loneliness more than anything
  9. has a fear of loneliness
  10. [taken, consumed, overcome] by loneliness
  11. [must, needs to] overcome her loneliness
  12. needs to [fill, fight] his loneliness
  13. enjoy the loneliness of the [farm, sea, mountains]
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