Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Unable to act normally as a result of being in love.

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  • adjective Behaving oddly, or as though in distress, due to being overcome by feelings of love.
  • adjective Having an aching desire for one's beloved.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Some other translations, naturally, use the term lovesick instead.

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  • CD and heard what she described as "lovesick puppy music."

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • CD and heard what she described as "lovesick puppy music."

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • ‘For the lovesick is no remedy and alike are the madman and he.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • 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.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • 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.

    Blast from the Past: Loaded Questions with "Peony in Love" author, Lisa See

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Mr. LOUIE BUCK (Announcer): The Millers of Mother's Best flour bring you that lovesick blues boy, Hank Williams.

    Hank Williams: The Working Musician, The Creative Genius

  • Mr. LOUIE BUCK (Announcer): The Millers of Mother's Best flour bring you that lovesick blues boy, Hank Williams.

    Hank Williams: The Working Musician, The Creative Genius

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  • Song quotation on lofty.

    September 28, 2008

  • By boogity! This isn't like homesickness!

    I commented on viraag... egh

    January 15, 2018