Lovelorn vs Lovesick - What's the difference?

lovelorn | lovesick |


As adjectives the difference between lovelorn and lovesick

is that lovelorn is being lorn by love while lovesick is behaving oddly, or as though in distress, due to being overcome by feelings of love.

lovelorn

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Being lorn by love.
  • Unloved, bereft of love.
  • Rent and reived of and/or by love.
  • Derived terms

    * lovelornness

    Synonyms

    * loveless

    lovesick

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Behaving oddly, or as though in distress, due to being overcome by feelings of love.
  • Having an aching desire for one's beloved.