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    Smile comparative

    What is the comparative form of "lonely"? more lonely or lonelier?
    Thanks


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    Re: comparative

    Hi,
    I think, lonelier. But more lonely doesn't rate on my ear either... Maybe both are OK?

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    Re: comparative

    Two-syllable adjective often have two forms, and in this case you will hear both being used.

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