homesick


home·sick

adjective \ˈhōm-ˌsik\

: sad because you are away from your family and home

Full Definition of HOMESICK

:  longing for home and family while absent from them
home·sick·ness noun

Examples of HOMESICK

  1. He was homesick when he went to college.
  2. She was homesick for her mother's cooking.

First Known Use of HOMESICK

1756

home·sick

adjective \ˈhōm-ˌsik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HOMESICK

: longing for home and family while absent from them
home·sick·ness noun

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