Definition of homesick in English:


Line breaks: home|sick
Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊmsɪk


  • 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.



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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.

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