The bitter experience of the absence of friendship, leading to a sense of isolation and despair. It is often blamed on the faithlessness of others or even on God himself.
The experience of friendlessness
Examples of friendlessness
Elijah 1Ki 19:10
The prodigal son Lk 15:16
The lame man at the pool of Bethesda Jn 5:7
The undesirability of friendlessness
Cultivating true friends is the way to avoid friendlessness