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Difference between 외롭다 and 쓸쓸하다 What's the difference between 외롭다 and 쓸쓸하다? Don't they both mean "to be lonely"? 감사합니다!
Nov 7, 2017 2:04 PM
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외롭다 means lonely, long term, related to solitude. 쓸쓸하다 means melancholy, short term, somewhat related to sorrow He's a lonely man = 그는 외로운 사람이다. 쓸쓸한 wouldn't suit here. I feel lonely = 쓸쓸하다. 외롭다 wouldn't suit here
November 7, 2017
They are almost the same.
November 7, 2017
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