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Common Mistakes and Confusing Words in English
|alone / lonely||
Alone, can be used as an adjective or adverb. Either use means without other people or on your own.
For example: "He likes living alone."
Lonely is an adjective which means you are unhappy because you are not with other people.
For example: "The house feels lonely now that all the children have left home."
!Note - Just because you're alone, doesn't mean you're lonely.