Definition of lovesick in English:



  • In love, or missing the person one loves, so much that one is unable to act normally.

    ‘a lovesick teenager’
    • ‘I whispered to myself as a lovesick middle schooler would do.’
    • ‘Charlotte sighed, apparently giving him up as a lovesick fool.’
    • ‘I drew hearts all over my paper like a lovesick, pre-teen girl.’
    • ‘She was grateful that no one was there at that moment, for usually it was packed with lovesick couples talking to each other after class.’
    • ‘It was almost like none of this had happened, like we were those two lovesick teenagers escaping to their favorite place all over again.’
    • ‘I loved him before he was my teacher, I'm not some stupid girl who's just lovesick over a cute teacher, this is different.’
    • ‘I'm surrounded by lovesick fools, making puppy dog eyes at each other.’
    • ‘Will only recently found out that he had not been able to stomach his older siblings as of late; both of them were lovesick fools.’
    • ‘I didn't want to hurt the guys because of my girly lovesick emotions.’
    • ‘I examined the poster, wondering if I would ever have my face plastered all over the rooms of football fans and lovesick girls.’
    • ‘But I didn't wanna seem like a lovesick fool or something, cause I really wasn't.’
    • ‘Just hearing his voice was making me feel all dopey and lovesick.’
    • ‘That would require regressing back to the spineless, lovesick blind man he'd been during the relationship.’
    • ‘But it doesn't matter, because you'll go running back to her no matter what, like the lost lovesick puppy that you are.’
    • ‘She had seen teenage movies of lovesick teenagers and she definitely did not want to end up like that, crying all the time over some guy.’
    • ‘The two of you will act like lovesick teenagers, and ramble towards the car, where I will be waiting for you.’
    • ‘I was just a boy, a sixteen-year-old boy, lovesick for almost the first time with a girl, a girl with some problems.’
    • ‘Her feelings were enough to deal with, but hearing him babble like a lovesick teenager pushed her way over the edge.’
    • ‘Yet, there he was, dreaming away like a lovesick prepubescent girl.’
    • ‘I wanted to sigh like some lovesick schoolgirl.’
    lovelorn, pining, languishing, longing, yearning, love-struck, infatuated
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