Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Having no friends; forlorn.

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Usage examples "friendless":

  1. Many are totally friendless, utterly cast out and left to perish by relatives and friends. - "In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out", 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", 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", George William Curtis.