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 ?
Maritornes felt sure that Don Quixote would present the hand she had asked, and making up her mind what to do, she got down from the hole and went into the stable, where she took the halter of Sancho Panza's ass, and in all haste returned to the hole, just as Don Quixote had planted himself standing on Rocinante's saddle in order to reach the grated window where he supposed the lovelorn damsel to be; and giving her his hand, he said, "Lady, take this hand, or rather this scourge of the evil-doers of the earth; take, I say, this hand which no other hand of woman has ever touched, not even hers who has complete possession of my entire body.
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.
3 Lovelorn snail Jeremy, who was born with a wonky shell and his genitals on the wrong side, has been found a potential mate.
8DA 3850 followed YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Turmoil 9 Owner 10 Licit 11 Grenade 12 Emu 13 Catholic 16 Wear down 17 Kin 19 Jackass 21 Opera 22 Coral 23 Settles DOWN: 1 Atelier 2 Preclude 3 Gout 4 Lovelorn 5 Inca 6 Order 8 Lighthouses 13 Curtails 14 Inkwells 15 En masse 18 Eject 20 Cure 21 Oats QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Possibility 8 Sob 9 Rat 11 Plotter 12 Spire 13 Ale 14 Odd 15 Auditor 17 Err 19 Edgy 21 Afar 23 Rope 25 Howl 27 Lip 29 Ushered 31 Ali 34 Bra 36 Rider 37 Portion 38 Toe 39 Awe 40 Naughtiness DOWN: 1 Poll 2 Oboe 3 Satsuma 4 Berlin 5 Lasso 6 Trio 7 Yard 8 Spare 10 Teddy 16 Rep 18 Raw 20 Del 22 Flu 24 Overrun 25 Heart 26 Teapot 28 Plane 30 Sprig 32 Lion 33 Idea 34 Bias 35 Rows
The process is similar to Paddy McGuinness's ITV show where 30 lovelorn lasses vie for one bloke.
The sparkling on-screen chemistry between the characters, including a star turn from Steve Martin as a lovelorn architect who also has designs on Streep, adds polish to the familiar material.
Can a cocky fighter pilot, a lovelorn cable repairman and the US president save the day?
I STILL can't warm to former Corrie Street bad guy Charlie Stubbs as earthy, lovelorn farmer James in Emmerdale.
Though criticized and overlooked, Ovid's transvestic, lovelorn letters from Greek heroines to their absent heroes give an enlightening perspective to the well-known stories.
But once she conjures up the likes of IBM's supercomputer named Watson and Sherlock Holmes's faithful chronicler of the same name, she doesn't tax them with anything more significant than counseling the lovelorn on commitment issues.
The lovelorn bird has been travelling to Lewis for the past 10 years, but this year has flown even further, to remote St Kilda.