forlorn - Dictionary definition and meaning for word forlorn

(adj) marked by or showing hopelessness
Example Sentence
  • the last forlorn attempt
  • a forlorn cause

Memory aid to help you memorize this

FOR + LOAN =aap loan lene gaye aur vaha se hope less ho kar vapas aaye..
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F OR L OR N: Fall OR Lose OR Nothing -basically hopeless
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FOR+LORN (sounds like MOURN) - You are sad and wretched when you mourn for someone dear to you has died
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I am lonely and depressed For Lord has forsaken me
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FORLON :: Sounds like FOR LONG. FOR a really LONG(lorn) time, he's been LONELY and WRETCHED.
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for learn he is hopeless
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FORever aLONe
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