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Synonyms of forlorn in English:


  • 1 she looked so forlorn that Maggie's heart lurched
    [Antonyms] happy
  • 2 Brooke End signal box was left to stand forlorn
    desolate, deserted, abandoned, forsaken, forgotten, neglected
  • 3 his voice rose in a forlorn attempt to drown the racket
    hopeless, with no chance of success, beyond hope;
    unsuccessful, failed
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