lost soul

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lost soul

1. A sinner, especially one who has been condemned to hell (as opposed to being granted eternal life in heaven). I worry that my granddaughter is a lost soul, since she's stopped going to church.
2. One who is sad, lonely, and/or aimless. Ever since his wife died, my brother just drifts through the town like a lost soul.
See also: lost, soul

a lost soul

1 a soul that is damned. 2 a person who seems unable to cope with everyday life.
See also: lost, soul
References in classic literature ?
The slopes of Otz and the distant Valley of Lost Souls held nothing to compel my interest then; but, towering far above me, the tower's carved wall riveted my keenest attention.
Was this not indeed a veritable hell, peopled by lost souls, dead and damned beyond all hope?
I've been working with a little more comprehension than a machine, and still feeling like a lost soul. There was nothing interesting."
Rogojin asked his question like a lost soul appealing to some divinity, with the reckless daring of one appointed to die, who has nothing to lose.
It might have been a lost soul wailing, had it not been invested with a certain sad fierceness and hungry eagerness.
From away somewhere in the outer darkness floated in through the open door a faint, far cry--a long, sobbing wail, as of a child death- strangled in the desert, or a lost soul borne away by the Adversary.
Now, I'm a lost soul, pursued by devils that torment me day and night; they keep pushing me on and on--and I'll do it, too, some of these days!" she said, clenching her hand, while an insane light glanced in her heavy black eyes.
With all Avdotya Romanovna's natural aversion and in spite of my invariably gloomy and repellent aspect--she did at least feel pity for me, pity for a lost soul. And if once a girl's heart is moved to /pity/, it's more dangerous than anything.
"Weeping like a woman or a lost soul," said the butler.
'Well, I won't repeat my offer of a wife: it is as bad as offering Satan a lost soul. Your bliss lies, like his, in inflicting misery.
She is a lost soul! - That is why I call Lord Illingworth a bad man.
Joem can assist Peter, welcome the new arrivals and direct them inside or even keep that smile on his face, while informing the lost souls that they've come to the wrong "gate.
As the two form a bond while in isolation, will these lost souls regain control of their lives?
Loreena, who won the case, hasn't toured central Europe since 2013 but the release of Lost Souls - her first album of original songs since 2006 has spurred her on to playing live more extensively.
Loreena McKennitt Lost Souls Tour, UK various (From March 9 - 13)