from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. So deeply affected by love as to be unable to act normally.
- adj. Exhibiting a lover's yearning.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Behaving oddly, or as though in distress, due to being overcome by feelings of love.
- adj. Having an aching desire for one's beloved.
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Some other translations, naturally, use the term lovesick instead.
CD and heard what she described as "lovesick puppy music."
‘For the lovesick is no remedy and alike are the madman and he.’
There was a subcategory of these women writers called the lovesick maidens: sixteen-year-old girls who were obsessed with the opera, The Peony Pavilion, caught cases of lovesickness like the heroine in the opera, and wrote beautiful poetry as they wasted away and died.
Little kids love to play grown up, it doesn't mean they are actually "lovesick" I can't imagine if my parents actually took our childish love seriously and all these years later we were still together.
i like both this picture and the other picture taken by Leslie Simitch you posted in your Top Ten #7 post. they both remind me of "blinding love", and of how one has the ability to ignore the rest of the world when one is in love. i feel kind of lovesick now.
Mr. LOUIE BUCK (Announcer): The Millers of Mother's Best flour bring you that lovesick blues boy, Hank Williams.
Even Bill, who has long played the lovesick puppy, finally has a storyline that has drawn me in and injected him into the action in a more interesting way.
Caught in the middle are Anthony, a kindhearted, lovesick dogcatcher, and the object of his affection: a female werewolf who has abandoned her pack.
Twilight changed that and made blood suckers, much to the chagrin of most horror fans, the domain of lovesick teenage girls.