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lorn

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adjective \ˈlȯrn\

Definition of lorn



Examples of lorn

  1. <lorn beyond all description, the widow struggled to cope with her crushing grief>



Origin of lorn

Middle English, from loren, past participle of lesen to lose, from Old English lēosan — more at lose


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with lorn


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