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difference between lonely, lonesome and solitary #1 (permalink) Wed Feb 13, 2008 2:55 am   difference between lonely, lonesome and solitary
 

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ESL/EFL Test #114 "Synonyms for solitary and single", question 7

Lately one can see a lot of ......... children on a flight.

(a) lonely
(b) lonesome
(c) unaccompanied
(d) single

Synonym Search, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #114 "Synonyms for solitary and single", answer 7

Lately one can see a lot of unaccompanied children on a flight.

Correct answer: (c) unaccompanied

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difference between lonely, lonesome and solitary #2 (permalink) Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:41 am   difference between lonely, lonesome and solitary
 

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'Lonely' and 'lonesome' have the same meaning: alone and unhappy about it.
'Solitary' means alone and either happy or neutral about it.
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