adjective Etymology: Middle English, from loren, past participle of lesen to lose, from Old English lēosan — more at lose Date: 14th century desolate, forsaken

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  • Lorn — may refer to:* John Lorn McDougall (1838 1909), Ontario businessman and political figure * John Lorn McDougall, Sr. (1800 1860), businessman and political figure in Canada West * Lorn, New South Wales, Australia * Lorn Brown (21st century),… …   Wikipedia

  • Lorn — (l[^o]rn), a. [Strong p. p. of {Lose}. See {Lose}, {Forlorn}.] 1. Lost; undone; ruined. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] If thou readest, thou art lorn. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. Forsaken; abandoned; solitary; bereft; as, a lone, lorn woman. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lorn — (de son vrai nom Marcos Ortega) est un musicien et producteur américain de musique électronique originaire de l Illinois. Discographie EP 7 13 (2006) Albums Grief Machine (2007) Nothing Else (2010)[1],[2] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lorn — [lôrn] adj. [ME < OE loren, pp. of leosan (see LOSE): the change of s to r is due to VERNER S LAW] 1. Obs. lost, ruined, or undone 2. Old Poet. forsaken, forlorn, bereft, or desolate …   English World dictionary

  • lorn — (archaic) c.1300, lost, ruined, from O.E. loren, pp. of leosan to lose (see LOSE (Cf. lose)). Meaning abandoned, left alone is from late 15c. Cf. FORLORN (Cf. forlorn) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lorn — forlorn, lonely, lonesome, lone, *alone, solitary, desolate Analogous words: see those at FORLORN …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • lorn — for·lorn·i·ty; for·lorn·ly; for·lorn·ness; lorn; lorn·ness; love·lorn; for·lorn; love·lorn·ness; …   English syllables

  • Lorn — Original name in latin Lorn Name in other language Lorn State code AU Continent/City Australia/Sydney longitude 32.73333 latitude 151.56667 altitude 13 Population 1297 Date 2012 01 18 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Lorn — Sp Lòrnas Ap Lorn L kraštovaizdis Jungtinėje Karalystėje (Škotijoje) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

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  • lorn — [[t]lɔrn[/t]] adj. forsaken; desolate; bereft • Etymology: 1250–1300; ME; OE loren, ptp. of lēosan (MElesen); akin to lose lorn′ness, n …   From formal English to slang

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