Definition of lovesick in English:

lovesick

adjective

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

    ‘a lovesick teenager’
    • ‘I drew hearts all over my paper like a lovesick, pre-teen girl.’
    • ‘It was almost like none of this had happened, like we were those two lovesick teenagers escaping to their favorite place all over again.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Just hearing his voice was making me feel all dopey and lovesick.’
    • ‘The two of you will act like lovesick teenagers, and ramble towards the car, where I will be waiting for you.’
    • ‘But it doesn't matter, because you'll go running back to her no matter what, like the lost lovesick puppy that you are.’
    • ‘Charlotte sighed, apparently giving him up as a lovesick fool.’
    • ‘That would require regressing back to the spineless, lovesick blind man he'd been during the relationship.’
    • ‘I examined the poster, wondering if I would ever have my face plastered all over the rooms of football fans and lovesick girls.’
    • ‘I wanted to sigh like some lovesick schoolgirl.’
    • ‘Yet, there he was, dreaming away like a lovesick prepubescent girl.’
    • ‘I whispered to myself as a lovesick middle schooler would do.’
    • ‘But I didn't wanna seem like a lovesick fool or something, cause I really wasn't.’
    • ‘I'm surrounded by lovesick fools, making puppy dog eyes at each other.’
    • ‘Her feelings were enough to deal with, but hearing him babble like a lovesick teenager pushed her way over the edge.’
    • ‘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 was just a boy, a sixteen-year-old boy, lovesick for almost the first time with a girl, a girl with some problems.’
    • ‘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.’
    lovelorn, pining, languishing, longing, yearning, love-struck, infatuated
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Pronunciation

lovesick

/ˈləvˌsik//ˈləvˌsɪk/