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homesick

adjective home·sick \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
HOMESICKNESS Defined for Kids

homesick

adjective home·sick \ˈhōm-ˌsik\

Definition of HOMESICK for Kids

:  longing for home and family
home·sick·ness noun
Medical Dictionary

homesick

adjective home·sick \ˈhōm-ˌsik\

Medical Definition of HOMESICK

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

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