Definition of lovesick
1 : languishing with love : yearning a lovesick suitor
2 : expressing a lover's longing
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The one-woman powerhouse became an international success with this lovesick ballad.
The Fringe Factor: Hartman is joined by partner Nick Ryan, who does a fine job of upping the creepiness as Hartman’s lovesick coworker.
Other actors play his wife, the lovelorn Countess; the lovesick adolescent page, Cherubino; and the conflicted Figaro, Susanna’s husband-to-be and servant to the Count.
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First Known Use of lovesick
LOVESICK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lovesick for English Language Learners
: unhappy because of love : feeling weak, foolish, or unhappy because someone you love does not love you
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