love sick

lovesick

[luhv-sik]
adjective
1.
languishing with love: a lovesick adolescent.
2.
expressive of such languishing: a lovesick note.

Origin:
1520–30; love + sick1

lovesickness, noun
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lovesick (ˈlʌvˌsɪk)
 
adj
pining or languishing because of love
 
'lovesickness
 
n

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lovesick
1520s, from love + sick.
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