Experiencing a longing for one’s home during a period of absence from it: he was homesick for America after five weeks in Europe
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- I felt homesick for a while, but then, after about four or five days, I started to love it.
- He worked in Hamilton for a year, but was always homesick.
- Mike's been fortunate enough to head home about three times a year, but he's never really found himself homesick.
longing to be home, longing for home, yearning for home, (feeling) nostalgic, pining; (feeling) estranged, (feeling) alienated; lonely, unhappy, sad
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- I'm trying to figure out if it's homesickness, nostalgia or if I'm mourning for something important.
- Still, Indian students might experience the occasional bout of homesickness and face challenges from the weather and the food.
- What I was experiencing was a wave of homesickness.