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homesick

[hohm-sik] /ˈhoʊmˌsɪk/
adjective
1.
sad or depressed from a longing for home or family while away from them for a long time.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; home + sick1
Related forms
homesickness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for home sick

homesick

/ˈhəʊmˌsɪk/
adjective
1.
depressed or melancholy at being away from home and family
Derived Forms
homesickness, noun
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Word Origin and History for home sick

homesick

adj.

1798, back-formation from homesickness.

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