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FORLORN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does forlorn mean? 

FORLORN (adjective)
  The adjective FORLORN has 1 sense:

1. marked by or showing hopelessness

  Familiarity information: FORLORN used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FORLORN (adjective)


Sense 1forlorn [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by or showing hopelessness

Context examples:

the last forlorn attempt / a forlorn cause

Similar:

hopeless (without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success)


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