companionless


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companionless

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Lacking the company of others:
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When he got abroad at last he was hardly grateful that he had been spared, remem- bering how lonely was his estate, how companionless and forlorn he was.
The others paired off as before, and this arrangement left Jo companionless.
Only one hour in the twenty-four did she pass with her fellow-servants below; all the rest of her time was spent in some low-ceiled, oaken chamber of the second storey: there she sat and sewed--and probably laughed drearily to herself,--as companionless as a prisoner in his dungeon.
Shelley's vision of interstellar loneliness ("Wandering companionless .
Houellebecq's world is inhabited first and foremost by elderly, trapped and companionless individuals, depicting sexual dissatisfaction, unhappiness and hopelessness that occasionally generate aggression, self-harm or criminal conduct.
But the new city, a growth of our present desperate century, squats a little inland, companionless.