One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a sad and lonely man’
isolated, alone, all alone, friendless, companionless, without companions, without friends, with no one to turn to, outcast, forsaken, abandoned, rejected, unloved, unwanted
sad, unhappy, forlorn, despondent
North American lonesome
2‘the lonely life of a writer’
solitary, unaccompanied, alone, lone, by itself, by oneself, without companions, companionless
3‘a lonely road’
deserted, uninhabited, unfrequented, unpopulated, desolate, barren, isolated, remote, out of the way, secluded, sequestered, off the beaten track, in the back of beyond, in the middle of nowhere, godforsaken
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