Origin of forlorn
SYNONYMS FOR forlorn
Related formsfor·lorn·ly, adverbfor·lorn·ness, nounun·for·lorn, adjective
Examples from the Web for forlorn
Today, a forlorn air hangs over Santa Maria degli Angeli, like a graveyard where ghosts are buried.The Venetian Nuns Who Ditched Their Habits for High Fashion|Liza Foreman|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The roads are forlorn, the landscape barren, the forests menacing.Holocaust Horrors Haunt the Films ‘Ida’ And ‘The German Doctor’|Jack Schwartz|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He could not shake the image of that forlorn, mistreated horse.
He looked as forlorn as might be expected of a retired cop who finds himself the one behind bars.Ex-Cop’s Shooting of Texting Moviegoer Ends in Tragedy|Michael Daly|January 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The collapse of the Soviet Empire more than 20 years ago left it, for a time, orphaned and forlorn.
Both yards were forlorn, uneven, and malodorous, from the heaps of offal and rubbish lying under the hot sun.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
There is a fearless advance, and your skirmishers are your forlorn hope.Battle Studies|Charles-Jean-Jacques-Joseph Ardant du Picq
I tell you I'm the very man to help a forlorn orphan who doesn't know what to do with a fortune.Miss Million's Maid|Bertha Ruck
The great Mazzarini Palace looks sad and forlorn; nor do we mean to linger much longer on a scene whence the actors have departed.The Daltons, Volume II (of II)|Charles James Lever
Never have I looked upon such lonely penury, and yet there, even there, these forlorn women kept their souls alive.The Little Manx Nation - 1891|Hall Caine