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synonyms for homesick

  • lonely
  • wistful
  • hankering
  • heartsick
  • longing for home
  • missing
  • yearning
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In May 1965, Brian Robson was miserably homesick after working nearly a year in Melbourne, Australia, but he couldn’t afford a plane ticket home to Wales.
MAN SEEKS PALS HE ONCE PERSUADED TO SHIP HIM AROUND THE WORLD IN A CRATECATHY FREEAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There’s the distance he feels from his lonely, homesick-for-the-old-world mother.
ALFRED KAZIN’S “A WALKER IN THE CITY” CHARTS AN INTELLECTUAL AWAKENING, BLOCK BY BLOCKLIZA WEISSTUCHMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When Shawn was on the Olympic circuit, she says coffee was an easy cure for her homesick blues.
WHY AN OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST AND FORMER NFL PLAYER COFOUNDED A SUBSCRIPTION COFFEE BRANDRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
He never returned, but died in England on June 3, 1780, an unhappy and a homesick exile from the country which he loved.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
Would you ever dream that four children could be homesick in such a beautiful house as Mr. Cordyce's?
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
The letters that found their way across the sea were not homesick in these days, and Ikey's mother ceased to worry about him.
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
My heart reaches out in homesick yearning for the notes of our dear Northern songsters.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
Kit could only think of a lost, homesick dog begging for the scent of the trail to his own kennel.
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
When a keeper sees one of his pet animals getting homesick, he tries to cure him.
MAPPO, THE MERRY MONKEYRICHARD BARNUM
He may put the homesick animal into another cage, or give him different things to eat—things he had in his own country.
MAPPO, THE MERRY MONKEYRICHARD BARNUM
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WORDS RELATED TO HOMESICK

  • alone
  • cheerless
  • companionless
  • deserted
  • desolate
  • dreary
  • gloomy
  • homesick
  • isolated
  • lone
  • lonely
  • solitary
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