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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Marked by or showing hopelessness.

Usage examples (33)
  • The last forlorn attempt
  • "Will, is that you?" called a forlorn voice from the depths.
  • This attacking column might have been called a forlorn hope, so few men had she with her.
  • He recalled the forlorn little smile with which she had accepted von Elmur's lover-like protestations at Madame de Sagan's doorway. for more
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