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- n. The characteristic of being homesick; a strong, sad feeling of missing one's home (and often left-behind loved ones, such as family and friends) when physically away.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A depressed state of mind in persons away from home; nostalgia.
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- n. a longing to return home
Germanic: from home + sickness (from sick + -ness) (Wiktionary)