forlorn: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fôr-lôrn'), [key]
— adj.
  1. desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable, as in feeling, condition, or appearance.
  2. lonely and sad; forsaken.
  3. expressive of hopelessness; despairing: forlorn glances.
  4. bereft; destitute: forlorn of comfort.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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