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What is another word for forlorn?

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Adjective
Feeling, or appearing, pitifully sad or miserable
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“Freddy looked so sad and forlorn. He didn't even notice that his friends had arrived.”
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Alone or solitary, without friends or companions
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“Nevertheless, this daft, complex, and slightly forlorn figure is set to become one of rap's martyrs.”
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Being in a very hopeless, pitiful or lamentable state
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“Powell could have wept as he looked around his lonely dwelling and reflected on his truly forlorn situation.”
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Having been abandoned or forsaken
“The once glorious palaces stood empty and forlorn.”
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Having lost hope
“Dressed in lace and pale-blue velvet and hugging a bald doll to her heart stood a little girl with blond hair staring at me with a forlorn expression.”
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Impossible or unlikely to have a positive result
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“The bikers have started burning them down at night in a forlorn attempt to hold back the waves of progress that Phoenix is attracting with its golf courses.”
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Having a somber or dismal atmosphere or nature
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“I myself was distressed with the forlorn news of Sir Cecil's passing and my heart felt most heavy.”
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Barren or deserted
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Not able to occur or to be achieved
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Subject to deprivation
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Having nowhere to live
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