Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Languishing with love or amorous desire.
  • adj. Originating in, or expressive of, languishing love.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Sick or languishing with love or amorous desire: as, a love-sick swain.
  • Expressive of languishing love.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. languishing because of love

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Examples

  • The MASSIVE campaign to turn every American into a brainwashed, credit card, pharmaceutical, medical testing, love-sick, celebrity junkie.

    AIG Capitalism=Greed

  • The American people became spoiled, foolish, brainwashed, and love-sick.

    AIG Capitalism=Greed

  • They also know that we are too stupid, short sighted, smitten, and love-sick to take a closer look at the world and see that they are wolves in sheep's clothing.

    AIG Capitalism=Greed

  • Then tell those love-sick people to run out and buy a product or service because you say so.

    AIG Capitalism=Greed

  • Transforming them into pathetic, naive, love-sick fools who turn around and buy any product or service given away to a cheering studeo audiance or endorsed by their idol.

    AIG Capitalism=Greed

  • The Chief Engineer of the Flagship of the Fleet spent the entire episode whining like a love-sick schoolboy and generally acting like a teenager.

    Star Trek: Favorite and Least Favorite Guest Characters from TOS

  • On the hour, a love-sick man sang a song below the window.

    In the nude

  • Consummate actress Jennifer Jones makes the leap from an innocent, romantic ghost who enchants a love-sick Joseph Cotten in Portrait of Jennie (1948 pictured below) to the vixen and adulteress Emma Bovary surrounded by admirers (above) in Vincent Minnelli's adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovery (1949) two of the widely contrasting performances just one year apart in the underrated, extraordinary career of Jennifer Jones.

    Penelope Andrew: Remembering Jennifer Jones and A Perfect Afternoon at the Movies

  • On the contrary Mary, in the film, is seen as an innocent love-sick girl who has been pining for the Crown Prince since she met him as a child.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • Undead Ted crawled out after her, gazing like a love-sick puppy at the lady in bloodred.

    Silver Zombie

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