lovesick

adjective love·sick \ ˈləv-ˌsik \

Definition of lovesick

1 : languishing with love : yearning
  • a lovesick suitor
2 : expressing a lover's longing

lovesickness

noun

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First Known Use of lovesick

15th century


LOVESICK Defined for English Language Learners

lovesick

adjective

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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