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lovelorn

[ luhv-lawrn ]
/ ˈlʌvˌlɔrn /
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adjective
being without love; forsaken by one's lover.
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Origin of lovelorn

First recorded in 1625–35; love + lorn
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How to use lovelorn in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for lovelorn

lovelorn
/ (ˈlʌvˌlɔːn) /

adjective
miserable because of unrequited love or unhappiness in love

Derived forms of lovelorn

lovelornness, noun
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