from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or characteristic of being forlorn; sadness; loneliness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. State of being forlorn.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being forlorn; destitution; misery; a forsaken or wretched condition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
From Middle English forlorennesse, from Old English forlorenes ("state of being forlorn, perdition, destruction"), equivalent to forlorn + -ness. (Wiktionary)