- forsaken, desolate, bereft, or forlorn.
- Archaic. lost, ruined, or undone.
Origin of lorn
- Firth of, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, on the W coast of Scotland, leading NE to the Caledonian Canal.
Related Words for lornabandoned, alone, apart, comfortless, deserted, desolate, destitute, disconsolate, down, empty, forlorn, forsaken, godforsaken, homeless, isolated, left, lone, lonesome, outcast, reclusive
Examples from the Web for lorn
Historical Examples of lorn
But the corries of Lorn; black night on them, and the rain rot!John Splendid
I'm a lone, lorn grass-widow, dear, but I will not sleep in my stays.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition
John at once noticed her lorn, abstracted looks, pitied her,—how much he pitied her!The Trumpet-Major
She learned it from a servant in Lorn, who sung to her when she was a girl.
The other was founder of the family of the MacDougalls of Lorn.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 4 (of 10)
John Gibson Lockhart.
- poetic forsaken or wretched