Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not befriended; lacking friends.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not befriended; not supported by friends; having no friendly aid.

Etymologies

un- +‎ befriended (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Maybe my lonliness is simply a preparation for my death? completely unbefriended and destitute not a friend in the world.

    lupee Diary Entry

  • Neither was he unbefriended by the women, who studied to oblige him; and he had with Dionysius that peculiar credit which no man else ever obtained, namely, liberty to come into his presence without being examined or searched.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • I was a poor, uneducated, unbefriended, mountain girl, raised from nothingness by him.

    The Last Man

  • How lonely and unbefriended, how frustrated, unfulfilled and doleful she was.

    Dancer Of Gor

  • Doctor Goddard's "Kallikak Family" and many other accurate showings of what it costs to leave uncared for one feeble-minded girl in unbefriended freedom should convince any sane person that the most wasteful extravagance any community can commit is such neglect of what Mr. Johnson has called "the divine fragments" of humanity.

    The Family and it's Members

  • There is an ominous silence in the story of his life, then comes the information that the man who had done so much for others was left at last to languish in a debtors 'jail, die unbefriended and be buried in an unknown grave.

    Patchwork A Story of 'The Plain People'

  • One of them hustled me violently aside, another made a coarse jest upon me, and, raw and inexperienced as I was, bewildered by the strangeness of it all, I felt a sinking at the heart, and questioned for the first time whether I had been wise in forsaking the scenes I knew and venturing unbefriended into this outpost of the great world.

    Humphrey Bold A Story of the Times of Benbow

  • Then, just before his ship sailed, and after he had enrolled himself among the list of passengers, and bidden good-bye to those he knew, he was stricken down and for weeks lay unconscious, between life and death, as utterly unbefriended as though he had been in the midst of a wilderness.

    The Governess

  • Alone, unaided, unbefriended, with the Roman legions in front, and the jealous

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 357, June, 1845

  • [Page 226] is the great gift of trades-unionism to the unskilled, unbefriended worker.

    Twenty Years at Hull-House, With Autobiographical Notes

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