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synonyms for homesickness

  • loneliness
  • alienation
  • isolation
  • longing
  • unhappiness
  • rootlessness
  • yearning for home
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How to use homesickness in a sentence

And in spite of your liberal thorns and maddening incomprehensibilities, you can always put homesickness to flight.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
In young people particularly, homesickness is a not uncommon cause of melancholia.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Fright, grief, great anxiety, mental shock cause amenorrhoea; so do homesickness and many forms of insanity.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Just a touch of homesickness came over Jack Dudley, and he felt lonely for the first time since leaving home.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
She's going to call it homesickness, the young rascal, is she?
THE NICEST GIRL IN THE SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
Boy, listen: the homesickness jest popped out through my pores like perspiration.
THOSE TIMES AND THESEIRVIN S. COBB
To-day there is a great yearning inside me, allied with a new feeling of homesickness.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
I can say with truth and gratitude, homesickness notwithstanding, that nowhere could I have been better off.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
It is an extreme picture tinged by the homesickness of a citizen of sunny Italy.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
It came home to him in the quiet of the long night and tinged his thoughts with homesickness.
TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH
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WORDS RELATED TO HOMESICKNESS

  • fond memories
  • hearts and flowers
  • homesickness
  • longing
  • pining
  • reminiscence
  • remorse
  • schmaltz
  • sentimentality
  • tear-jerker
  • wistfulness
  • yearning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.