from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Bereft; forlorn.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. lost, doomed
- adj. abandoned, lonely, forlorn
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Lost; undone; ruined.
- adj. Forsaken; abandoned; solitary; bereft.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Lost; undone.
- Forlorn; bereft; lonely: as, a lorn widow.
Dickens made Mrs. Gummidge very funny; but the Gummidge of real life is not merely a limp, "lorn" creature -- she is a woman who began by being unhealthily vain, and ends by being venomously malignant.
And thou, lorn Wisdom's child, where'er thou art —
Perhaps purchasing a gas or electric heater may deter the love lorn bucks in his area, if he doesn't take up huntin '.
Wandering about like love-lorn Wildebeest and groping the female (and male) staff
I'm an angst-filled, love-lorn, chick on the edge of heterosexual desperation, but no matter how hard I try, I can't ever imagine partaking in vagina pie.
I dug their love-lorn laced lyrics and the beats were amazing.
Blessed with a backstory that directly invokes Vlad the Impaler, Oldman plays Dracula as a love-lorn mortal who declares war on God, thereby achieving damned immortality.
Wilmington, N.C. I'm hanging out, waiting to hear John McCain deliver his latest new stump speech -- the text seems less toxic than recent efforts -- but I couldn't let Bill Kristol's latest advice to the vote-lorn column pass.
--- In his role as a guardian of the innocent, Geralt, the witcher from Rivia, meets incestuous kings with undead daughters, vengeful djinns, rancorous maidens, shrieking harpies, love-lorn vampires and despondent ghouls.
The tops of buildings tremble like children lorn and lost.