What does the word forlorn mean?

Usage examples for forlorn

  1. Molly sometimes went with her, and the two bright faces brought comfort to many forlorn hearts. – Sara, a Princess by 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 by Louis Dodge
  3. I will make a detail, and lead the forlorn hope myself. – The Courier of the Ozarks by Byron A. Dunn