What does the word friendless mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Friendlessness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having no friends; forlorn.

Usage examples for friendless

  1. Many are totally friendless, utterly cast out and left to perish by relatives and friends. – In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out by Booth, William
  2. The whole scheme would have been exploded two months ago had I not been a coward; but night after night something kept whispering to me, 'You have wrecked and ruined a friendless young soldier's life. – The Deserter by Charles King
  3. That friendless old man, my dear, whom at this moment perhaps scarcely a single human being in the world loves, was the most brilliant beau and squire of dames that has ever lived in this country; handsome, accomplished, and graceful, he has stepped many a stately dance with the queenly Mary Bunley, mother of Lawrence Newt. – Trumps by George William Curtis