being without love; forsaken by one's lover.

1625–35; love + lorn Unabridged
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lovelorn (ˈlʌvˌlɔːn)
miserable because of unrequited love or unhappiness in love

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Word Origin & History

1630s, from love + lorn (see lose).
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Example sentences
But so have other nearby males, which also begin singing lovelorn tunes-all of them vying for this one lady in the treetops.
Long before advertising copywriters linked romance to fresh breath, the lovelorn chewed aromatic herbs with similar notions.
But this one goes deeper: beneath the cruelty and into the dark places of lovelorn pain.
If you're lovelorn and looking for answers, you won't find them here.
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