Separated vs Forlorn - What's the difference?

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Separated is a related term of forlorn.


As adjectives the difference between separated and forlorn

is that separated is detached; not connected or joined; two or more things stand apart while forlorn is abandoned, left behind, deserted.

As verbs the difference between separated and forlorn

is that separated is (separate) while forlorn is (obsolete).

separated

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • detached; not connected or joined; two or more things stand apart.
  • (of spouses) estranged; living apart but not divorced.
  • Usage notes

    When used in cooking to describe eggs in which the yolk and white have been disjoined from each other, it is more commonly used in the appositive form (two eggs, separated'') than in the usual position for an English adjective (''two separated eggs ).

    Antonyms

    * combined * unified * united

    Verb

    (head)
  • (separate)
  • Anagrams

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    forlorn

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (obsolete)
  • Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Abandoned, left behind, deserted.
  • * (Edmund Spenser) (c.1552–1599)
  • Of fortune and of hope at once forlorn .
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • Some say that ravens foster forlorn children.
  • Miserable, as when lonely being abandoned.
  • * (Oliver Goldsmith) (1730-1774)
  • For here forlorn and lost I tread.
  • * (1796-1859)
  • The condition of the besieged in the mean time was forlorn in the extreme.
  • * (Mowbray Thomson) (1832-1917)
  • She cherished the forlorn hope that he was still living in captivity
  • *{{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers)
  • , chapter=6, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=Sophia broke down here. Even at this moment she was subconsciously comparing her rendering of the part of the forlorn bride with Miss Marie Lohr's.}}

    Derived terms

    * forlorn hope * forlornness * forlornly

    Synonyms

    * * (miserable ) forsaken