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adjective as in nostalgic

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So, when he moved away from Southern California for work and grew homesick, tinga was the first recipe he learned how to cook.

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.

There’s the distance he feels from his lonely, homesick-for-the-old-world mother.

When Shawn was on the Olympic circuit, she says coffee was an easy cure for her homesick blues.

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The soldiers smiled back at the friendly locals—they all felt homesick and could not wait to see their families.

I also found that Hofbräu-Festzelt is the tent of choice for homesick English-speakers.

If she is at all uncomfortable or homesick, Lamb promises to take her to the nearest airport and send her back to her mom.

She was placed in a dorm with other first-year students, and for her entire first week of school she was very homesick.

Who it helps: Homesick troops, many of them on their second, third, or even fourth deployment.

He never returned, but died in England on June 3, 1780, an unhappy and a homesick exile from the country which he loved.

Would you ever dream that four children could be homesick in such a beautiful house as Mr. Cordyce's?

The letters that found their way across the sea were not homesick in these days, and Ikey's mother ceased to worry about him.

My heart reaches out in homesick yearning for the notes of our dear Northern songsters.

Kit could only think of a lost, homesick dog begging for the scent of the trail to his own kennel.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to homesick, such as: lonely, wistful, hankering, heartsick, longing for home, and missing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.