Definitions

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  • n. Quality or property of being lovesick

Etymologies

lovesick +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There is a great deal of innocence to the story in spite of the fact the characters are in college, but actually, it keeps the everyone from wallowing in their own lovesickness, which is a complete and total relief for this hardened shojo reader.

    Manga Before Flowers — Short Reviews | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • The lovesickness of romantic love, the ecstasy of spiritual conversion, and the deep togetherness of familial relations were not anywhere near this bliss zone.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • It has some slow bits, and some prolonged bouts of humor Tom's lovesickness, his punctilio about make-believe that have to have felt at least a little labored even back in 1876, when it often took weeks or even months for a punchline to arrive.

    Michael Chabon On The N-Word In 'Huckleberry Finn'

  • The mountains provide an escape for Paul from his paralyzing lovesickness—just as the writing of the novel, we suspect, transported Sebastian from what he called in his diaries the "anti-Semitic dementia" of his daily surroundings.

    Tender and Tense

  • I offer this book, then, as a cure for lovesickness and an antidote to adultery.

    Catch all for 2.14.08

  • There's no reason why I feel so tired and mopey, but Paul called me from France earlier and is apparently feeling exactly the same way, so I can only conclude that it is lovesickness.

    The One That I've Been Waiting For

  • The 'sort of second/sort of first' round resumed, and my third reader asked a great question about lovesickness and eros.

    In the Crease

  • Finally, New York Waiting, directed and written by Joachim Hedén is a slow-moving (and the cynic in me thought at points kind of cheesy) meditation on the effects of lovesickness and wanderlust.

    Tobi Elkin: New York Trilogy: A Guide to Romantic Festival Flicks

  • She heard no talk of gangs, and tends to doubt that he was really driven over the edge by lovesickness.

    The Boys Behind The Ambush

  • Queen Hippolyta tries to cure her daughter's lovesickness with a history lesson about how dangerous men can be.

    Introducing Wonder Woman

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