forlorn

Part of speech: noun

Forlornness.

Part of speech: adjective

Left in distress; miserable; lonely; dreary.

Part of speech: adverb

Forlornly.

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Usage examples "forlorn":

  1. Molly sometimes went with her, and the two bright faces brought comfort to many forlorn hearts. - "Sara, a Princess", Fannie E. Newberry.
  2. It was only a dog- a forlorn little beast which stopped when she stopped, and regarded her with soft, troubled eyes. - "Children of the Desert", Louis Dodge.
  3. I will make a detail, and lead the forlorn hope myself. - "The Courier of the Ozarks", Byron A. Dunn.