lovesick

[ luhv-sik ]
/ ˈlʌvˌsɪk /

adjective

languishing with love: a lovesick adolescent.
expressive of such languishing: a lovesick note.

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Origin of lovesick

First recorded in 1520–30; love + sick1

OTHER WORDS FROM lovesick

lovesickness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lovesick

lovesick
/ (ˈlʌvˌsɪk) /

adjective

pining or languishing because of love

Derived forms of lovesick

lovesickness, noun
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