lorn

Part of speech: adjective

Forlorn; lonely; lost.

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Usage examples "lorn":

  1. Where's the lone, lorn widdy and the poor orphans. - "Jack Haydon's Quest", John Finnemore.
  2. The parterre's flowers have all bloomed forth, the roses, sweetly smiling, shine; On every side lorn nightingales, in plaintive notes discerning, pine. - "Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers", W. A. Clouston.
  3. The high- born and the love- lorn, those weary of life, or of love, or both, find a refuge there. - "St. Cuthbert's", Robert E. Knowles.