from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Love-sick.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Subject to disordered fancy; of distempered mind; love-sick.


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  • To pursue the thread of Viola's destiny; -- she is engaged in the service of the Duke, whom she finds "fancy-sick" for the love of Olivia.

    Characteristics of Women Moral, Poetical, and Historical

  • "'Importunate shepherd, whose loves are lawless because restless: are thy passions so extreme, that thou canst not conceal them with patience? or art thou so folly-sick, that thou must needs be fancy-sick, and in thy affection tied to such an exigent as none serves but Phoebe?

    A History of Elizabethan Literature


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