from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Acutely longing for one's family or home.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Missing one's home and family very much when away; nostalgic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pining for home; in a nostalgic condition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Ill or depressed from being absent from home; affected with homesickness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. longing to return home
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It was strange but going into the Embassy made me really homesick, which is strange because I have never been inside an Embassy before.
"The legs are shaped so you can grasp onto them," Air Force Staff Sgt. Rachel Staub wrote in a recent e-mail recalling her homesick days based in the United Arab Emirates.
It made me kind of homesick, and also brought the familiar dread when I contemplate our move back to Scotland.
David L. said ... talk about 'homesick' .... tortillas!!
Anyway, the grandmother is still "homesick" for Uganda, and has a great closing line: "When you have the adventure of a lifetime, part of you wants it to last a lifetime."
Goddammit, Michael, you went and made me "homesick" again.
“I was feeling kind of homesick; I miss the sun over here.”
But just being there as the season is changing to spring makes me feel kind of homesick for my childhood.
I've over my whole "homesick" feeling and have gotten into the joy that is Eugene, Oregon.
But the truth is, Sadie, I got kind of homesick for Dad -- yes, just that! ''