[ US /ˈhoʊmˌsɪknəs/ ]
[ UK /hˈə‍ʊmsɪknəs/ ]
  1. a longing to return home
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How To Use homesickness In A Sentence

  • Uncle Nick came a close second, Robin and Jenny joint thirds; thinking of them all, Ruth ached with homesickness.
  • Though there are campers who never overcome homesickness at a residential camp, the vast majority of campers do.
  • She continued to feel pangs of homesickness for California.
  • John Paul II is unlikely to come among us again, and it would be a pity if he had left behind no image so vivid as of his homesickness and his beleaguerment. Cheer Up, John Paul II
  • Somehow, his voice made her feel a very, very, very teeny tiny bit of homesickness.
  • A great wave of homesickness swept over me.
  • One must recognise that homesickness is natural.
  • The thought of being so isolated was starting to sink in; tiny bites of homesickness already gnawed at me, and I'd only been away from home for about three weeks.
  • And couple that with the history of what they call homesickness, or as I would interpret that, depression, she may be out there contemplating, you know, does she want to go back to school, does she want to pursue this missionary thing. CNN Transcript Sep 6, 2007
  • And yes, homesickness is universal, no matter where you're from, if you're removed from where you grew up. On mole and matrimony | Homesick Texan
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