like a lost soul

like a lost soul

In a sad, lonely, and/or manner. Ever since his wife died, my brother just drifts through the town like a lost soul.
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She was wandering about back stage like a lost soul. She was obviously nervous, but it didn't seem like it was just nerves."
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