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homesick

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adjective home·sick \ˈhōm-ˌsik\

Simple Definition of homesick

  • : sad because you are away from your family and home

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of homesick

  1. :  longing for home and family while absent from them

homesickness noun

HOMESICK Defined for Kids

homesick

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adjective home·sick \ˈhōm-ˌsik\

Definition of homesick for Students

  1. :  longing for home and family

homesickness noun



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homesick

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adjective home·sick \ˈhōm-ˌsik\

Medical Definition of homesick

  1. :  longing for home and family while absent from them

homesickness noun



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