adverb see forlorn

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Forlornly — For*lorn ly, adv. In a forlorn manner. Pollok. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forlornly — forlorn ► ADJECTIVE 1) pitifully sad and lonely. 2) unlikely to succeed or be fulfilled. ● forlorn hope Cf. ↑forlorn hope DERIVATIVES forlornly adverb forlornness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • forlornly — adverb in a forlorn manner a single chicken was scratching forlornly in the yard • Derived from adjective: ↑forlorn …   Useful english dictionary

  • forlornly — See forlorn. * * * …   Universalium

  • forlornly — adverb In a forlorn manner …   Wiktionary

  • forlornly — adv. sadly; hopelessly, despairingly, desolately …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forlornly — for·lorn·ly …   English syllables

  • forlorn — forlornly, adv. forlornness, n. /fawr lawrn /, adj. 1. desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable, as in feeling, condition, or appearance. 2. lonely and sad; forsaken. 3. expressive of hopelessness; despairing: forlorn glances. 4. bereft;… …   Universalium

  • forlorn — [[t]fɔː(r)lɔ͟ː(r)n[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: ADJ n, v link ADJ, ADJ after v If someone is forlorn, they feel alone and unhappy. [LITERARY] One of the demonstrators, a young woman, sat forlorn on the pavement... He looked a forlorn figure as he limped… …   English dictionary

  • forlorn — adjective Etymology: Middle English forloren, from Old English, past participle of forlēosan to lose, from for + lēosan to lose more at lose Date: before 12th century 1. a. bereft, forsaken < left quite forlorn of hope > b. sad and lonely because …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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