lovesick

[[t]lʌ̱vsɪk[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n
If you describe someone as lovesick, you mean that they are so in love with someone who does not love them, that they are behaving in a strange and foolish way.

...a lovesick boy consumed with self-pity.

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English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Lovesick — «Lovesick» Sencillo de Emily Osment del álbum Fight or Flight Publicación 19 de octubre, 2010 (Airplay)[1] Formato CD sencillo, descarga digital …   Wikipedia Español

  • lovesick — [luv′sik΄] adj. 1. so much in love as to be unable to act in a normal way 2. expressive of such a condition [a lovesick song] lovesickness n …   English World dictionary

  • lovesick — (adj.) also love sick, 1520s, from LOVE (Cf. love) (n.) + SICK (Cf. sick) (adj.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lovesick — [adj] longing desiring, infatuated, languishing, lovelorn, pining, yearning; concepts 21,30,384 …   New thesaurus

  • lovesick — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ pining or feeling weak due to being in love. DERIVATIVES lovesickness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Lovesick — Infobox film name = Lovesick caption = Lovesick DVD cover director = Marshall Brickman writer = Marshall Brickman producer = Charles Okun starring = Dudley Moore Elizabeth McGovern Alec Guinness Christine Baranski Anne De Salvo Otto Bettmann… …   Wikipedia

  • lovesick — lovesickness, n. /luv sik /, adj. 1. languishing with love: a lovesick adolescent. 2. expressive of such languishing: a lovesick note. [1520 30; LOVE + SICK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • lovesick — adjective Date: 15th century 1. languishing with love ; yearning < a lovesick suitor > 2. expressing a lover s longing • lovesickness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lovesick — adj. Lovesick is used with these nouns: ↑teenager …   Collocations dictionary

  • lovesick — love|sick [ˈlʌvˌsık] adj spending all your time thinking about someone you love, especially someone who does not love you ▪ a lovesick teenager …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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