Associations to the word «Forlorn»


FORLORN, verb. (obsolete) past participle of forlese
FORLORN, adjective. Abandoned, left behind, deserted.
FORLORN, adjective. Miserable, as when lonely being abandoned.
FORLORN HOPE, noun. (military) A small troop picked to make an advance attack, or the first attack; a storming party.
FORLORN HOPE, noun. Any dangerous or hopeless venture.
FORLORN HOPES, noun. Plural of forlorn hope

Dictionary definition

FORLORN, adjective. Marked by or showing hopelessness; "the last forlorn attempt"; "a forlorn cause".

Wise words

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