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lorn

 (lôrn)
adj. Archaic
Abandoned; forlorn.

[Middle English, from Old English -loren, past participle of -lēosan, to lose (as in forlēosan, to lose); see leu- in Indo-European roots.]

lorn

(lɔːn)
adj
poetic forsaken or wretched
[Old English loren, past participle of -lēosan to lose]
ˈlornness n

lorn

(lɔrn)

adj.
forsaken; desolate; bereft.
[1250–1300; Middle English; Old English loren, past participle of lēosan (Middle English lesen); akin to lose]
lorn′ness, n.
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lorn

adjective
1. Having been given up and left alone:
2. Dejected due to the awareness of being alone:
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