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loneliness

 [lōn´le-nes]
a sense of dejection because of being alone.
risk for loneliness a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as being at risk for experiencing vague dysphoria.

loneliness

The anxious, depressed, or dysphoric mood that occurs as a result of physical or psychic isolation.

risk for loneliness

The risk for experiencing discomfort associated with a desire or need for more contact with others.
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Thou lonesome one, thou goest the way of the creating one: a God wilt thou create for thyself out of thy seven devils!
Thou lonesome one, thou goest the way of the loving one: thou lovest thyself, and on that account despisest thou thyself, as only the loving ones despise.
He's lonesome, he's drunk, and someone's murdered his horse.
30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, the biggest stars of the Lonesome Dove miniseries -- including Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Diane Lane, Anjelica Huston, Ricky Schroder and Glenne Headly -- will join other members of the cast and crew for a memorable reunion on March 31, 2016, at River Ranch in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards.
The Lonesome Creek Pipeline Project will have a maximum capacity of 30,000 barrels per day with an estimated capacity of approximately 15,0 00 barrels per day.
The newest addition to the wonderfully entertaining 'Lucky Luke' graphic novel series, "Seven Stories" continues the western adventures of the Lonesome Cowboy known as Lucky Luke.
ese include versions of I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, Jambalaya, Heartaches By e Number, Jackson, Born To Lose, He'll Have To Go, Oh Lonesome Me and Sweet Dreams.
For Roddy Hart and his band The Lonesome Fire, it was their third time at the helm of the Roaming Roots Revue, Celtic Connections' annual curation of music under a chosen theme.
The guys in Lonesome Shack seem to know this deep down in their bones.
R will invest as much as $780 million between now and the second quarter 2016 to build a 200 MMcf/d natural gas processing facility--the Lonesome Creek plant--and related infrastructure in McKenzie County, ND in the Bakken Shale in the Williston Basin, and complete a second expansion of the Bakken NGL Pipeline, which will increase the pipeline's capacity to 160,000 bpd from 135,000 bpd.
When Lonesome George died just over a year ago, he was more than a hundred years old and believed to be the last living Pinta tortoise in the world.
LONESOME WARNOCK FROM BACK PAGE League scalp and Warnock claims their display justified his decision to drop the wantaway Luciano Becchio (inset).