- marked by or showing hopelessnessFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=forlorn
For·lorn' adjective [ Middle English , past participle of forlesen to lose utterly, Anglo-Saxon forleósan (past participle forloren ); prefix for- + leósan (in comp.) to lose; confer Dutch verliezen to lose, German verlieren , Swedish förloraFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/64
For·lorn' noun 1.
A lost, forsaken, or solitary person. « Forced to live in Scotland a forlorn
.» Shak. 2.
A forlorn hope; a vanguard. [ Obsolete] « Our forlorn
of horse marched within a mile of the enemy.» Oliver Cromvell. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/64
1. Deserted abandoned; lost. 'Of fortune and of hope at once forlorn.' (Spenser) 'Some say that ravens foster forlorn children.' (Shak) ... 2. Destitute; helpless; in pitiful plight; wretched; miserable; almost hopeless; desperate. 'For here forlorn and lost I tread.' (Goldsmith) 'The condition of the besieged in the mean time was forlorn in the ex...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
marked by or showing hopelessness; `the last forlorn attempt`; `a forlorn cause`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
• (v. t.) Destitute; helpless; in pitiful plight; wretched; miserable; almost hopeless; desperate. • of Forlese • (n.) A forlorn hope; a vanguard. • (v. t.) Deserted; abandoned; lost. • (n.) A lost, forsaken, or solitary person.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/forlorn/
marked by or showing hopelessnessFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/892212
marked by or showing hopelessnessFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/149640
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