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noun as in unloved

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He’s the latest in a long legacy of lovelorn men who are a tiresome staple of these ensemble casts.

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I certainly have a higher tolerance for lovelorn goofiness when temperatures hit 80.

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Griffith is hardly alone amongst the lovelorn, impulsive, and unfortunately tattooed.

Then came his turn as Ennis Del Mar, the gay lovelorn cowboy in Brokeback Mountain, and the rest is history.

Lovelorn Cyrano may not have exactly been a player, but Rostand certainly understood the game.

A mirror, turned towards an open door, disclosed the lovelorn Hephzibah in the next room.

Donna Angelica never, never came, and Sangiorgio continued to wait, patient and lovelorn.

She soothed the lovelorn and pettish damsel with every expression that could gratify pride and rouse high thoughts of revenge.

And I am sure that the most lovelorn maiden on earth must have moments when she would envy that faculty!

He halted, waved to her, sighed with his hand on his heart, and looked altogether very lovelorn.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lovelorn, such as: bereft, crossed in love, dejected, forsaken, jilted, and loveless.

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