Definition of Forlornness

1. Noun. Sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned.

Exact synonyms: Desolation, Loneliness
Generic synonyms: Sadness, Unhappiness
Derivative terms: Desolate, Lonely



Definition of Forlornness

1. n. State of being forlorn.

Definition of Forlornness

1. Noun. The state or characteristic of being forlorn; sadness; loneliness. ¹

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Definition of Forlornness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forlornness

forlets
forletting
forlie
forlighten
forlive
forlong
forloppin
forlore
forlorn
forlorn hope
forlorn hopes
forlorner
forlornest
forlornity
forlornly
forlornness (current term)
forlornnesses
forlorns
form
form'd
form-only(a)
form division
form factor
form factors
form family
form feed
form genera
form genus

Literary usage of Forlornness

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1. Personal Recollections of Werner Von Siemens by Werner von Siemens (1893)
"The inability to understand the language, and to decipher a single inscription on street corners and shops, gives one also a feeling of forlornness and ..."

2. Euripides, the Rationalist: A Study in the History of Arts and Religion by Arthur Woollgar Verrall (1895)
"After the burial, in the cold forlornness of his return to the house, he vividly depicts the advantage which malice would take of him, and the effect that ..."

3. Alaska, the Great Country by Ella Higginson (1908)
"The feeling of forlornness with which, after years of anticipation, ... It was the forlornness of a child who has been robbed of her Santa Glaus, ..."

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