Definition of homesick in English:

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homesick

Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊmsɪk/

adjective

Experiencing a longing for one’s home during a period of absence from it: he was homesick for America after five weeks in Europe
More example sentences
  • 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.
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