lovesick
[ luhv-sik ]
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Part of SpeechadjectiveOrigin + Etymology
Early-15th century; English, combination of love, from the Old English lufu, of Germanic origin; from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit lubhyati 'desires,' and sick, Old English sēoc 'affected by illness,' of Germanic origin; related to Dutch ziek and German siech
Synonyms
adjective
lovelorndesiringinfatuatedlanguishing
Antonyms
adjective
none
Definition
adjectivelanguishing with love
Examples
adjectiveA) He was lovesick over his long-time unrequited crush. B) Even after 50 years, Bob was still very much lovesick for his dear Diane.
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