homesick

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adjective home·sick \ˈhōm-ˌsik\

Definition of homesick

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

homesickness

noun

Examples of homesick in a sentence

  1. He was homesick when he went to college.

  2. She was homesick for her mother's cooking.

1748

First Known Use of homesick

1748


HOMESICK Defined for English Language Learners

homesick

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adjective home·sick \ˈhōm-ˌsik\

Definition of homesick for English Language Learners

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


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

Medical Dictionary

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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