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  • n. Alternative spelling of homesickness.

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Examples

  • “You are very kind, I am sure,” she murmured; and the very conventionality of her tones and words, with the host of associations it aroused of the old life on the other side of the world, gave me a quick thrill — rich with remembrance but stinging sharp with home-sickness.

    Chapter 20

  • Because of these matters he even pulled through a light attack of home-sickness, and was as contented a human as ever sailed the seas.

    CHAPTER III

  • You regularly stoke my home-sickness for Paris which I called home for ten years.

    Yorkshire tag cloud

  • Johan: Well, you see, Lona is no longer young, and lately she began to be obsessed with home-sickness; but she never would admit it.

    Pillars of Society

  • In Brooklyn, Green struggled with poverty and bouts of depression that friends say were triggered by a profound home-sickness.

    The Woman Who Died in the Waiting Room

  • Night and day, winter and summer, it weighs upon me — this irresistible home-sickness for the sea.

    The Lady from the Sea

  • He smiles briefly at the thought of Judea and Galilee and feels a twinge of home-sickness.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast AM: July 10, 2006

  • That, and living with James of course, who puts up with my miserable home-sickness with beautiful grace and understanding.

    …square eyes « Sven’s guide to…

  • I was caught off-guard by some unexpected home-sickness but that seems to be waning now my diary is filling up with things to do.

    …square eyes « Sven’s guide to…

  • Is it not natural that I should offer you the flowers of rhetoric that blossomed in your garden, watered with the regrets I suffered from home-sickness, which you soothed, as I wandered under the boschetti whose elms reminded me of the Champs – Elysees?

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

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