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adjective as in longing

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Quintenz’s classroom is the “womb” where lovesick students find a tender listen as well as stern advice on birth control.

He’s especially good in the movie’s early scenes with Vikander, where the camera catches him gazing at her with lovesick tenderness.

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On Pushing Daisies, her Olive Snook was lonely, lovesick, and brokenhearted, while still positively hysterical.

She was no lovesick maid, but a woman of strong, clear perceptions.

I suppose you despise us as a couple of lovesick girls, Sarah?

The tiger, however, was so lovesick that no argument had weight with him.

Philip's coffin, it will be remembered, was carried about by his lovesick widow till she had to be parted from it by force.

The very feet of the capable woman had changed into the shrinking and timid feet of a lovesick girl.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lovesick, such as: lovelorn, desiring, infatuated, languishing, pining, and yearning.

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