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lovelorn

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adjective love·lorn \-ˌlȯrn\

Simple Definition of lovelorn

  • : unhappy because of love : feeling love for someone who does not feel the same way

Full Definition of lovelorn

  1. :  bereft of love or of a lover <letters from lovelorn soldiers>

love·lorn·ness play \-ˌlȯrn-nəs\ noun


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