lovelorn


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love·lorn

 (lŭv′lôrn′)
adj.
Bereft of love or one's lover.

lovelorn

(ˈlʌvˌlɔːn)
adj
miserable because of unrequited love or unhappiness in love
ˈloveˌlornness n

love•lorn

(ˈlʌvˌlɔrn)

adj.
being without love or a lover.
[1625–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lovelorn - unhappy in lovelovelorn - unhappy in love; suffering from unrequited love
unloved - not loved

lovelorn

adjective lovesick, mooning, slighted, pining, yearning, languishing, spurned, jilted, moping, unrequited, crossed in love He was acting like a lovelorn teenager.
Translations

lovelorn

[ˈlʌvlɔːn] ADJ perdidamente enamorado y sin ser correspondido
to be lovelornsufrir de mal de amores

lovelorn

[ˈlʌvlɔːrn] adjqui se languit d'amour

lovelorn

adj (liter) personliebeskrank (liter); song, poemliebesweh (liter)

lovelorn

[ˈlʌvˌlɔːn] adjinfelice in amore
References in classic literature ?
She forgot lovelorn youths, and the cayenne speeches of malicious neighbors, and all the problems of her girlish existence.
A crowd who exhibit what they deem to be broken hearts--and among them many lovelorn maids and bachelors, and men of disappointed ambition in arts or politics, and the poor who were once rich, or who have sought to be rich in vain--the great majority of these may ask admittance into some other fraternity.
Actress Shaira Diaz, who has played an array of lovestruck and lovelorn characters, is currently single.
Summer introduces the girls to a fantasy novel, 'The Way into Lovelorn' by Georgia C.
From emo OCobsessed teens in the noughties to lonely Insta-obsessed teens today, the group have a dedicated following hanging on to every lovelorn lyric on their itchy alt-rock tracks.
BOSSES at a retirement home came up with a cheeky plan to cheer up lovelorn residents.
Best advice for the lovelorn: Sexually active Soay sheep in Scotland are often sick and succumb to the elements, while those less driven to reproduce remain healthy.
SCIENTISTS following the antics of a lovelorn nightjar which unexpectedly travelled more than 600 miles across the UK in a quest to find a mate have renamed the bird Marcel, after the Love Island contestant.
He and buddies Tholly Tregirls, Zacky Martin and Captain Henshawe - plus Demelza's lovelorn brother Drake - set off to get Dwight and the other officers out.
Taylor Dukes, a singer-songwriter from Ohio and a master of delicate lovelorn ballads, took home the top prize at Aloft Hotels' seventh-annual Project: Aloft Star Competition.
3 Lovelorn snail Jeremy, who was born with a wonky shell and his genitals on the wrong side, has been found a potential mate.
Second-highest at PS5,200 was also a seven-year-old section A, Sandy Anderson's elegant stallion Thistledown Lovelorn.