Homesickness in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Homesickness

The characteristic of being homesick; a strong, sad feeling of missing one's home (and often left-behind loved ones, such as family and friends) when physically away.

Short Example Sentences for Homesickness

  • 1. An indescribable homesickness overcame him. 🔊
  • 2. But the homesickness of the boy made him very unhappy. 🔊
  • 3. The first ache of homesickness will teach you much. 🔊
  • 4. A wave of homesickness swept over Rosie. 🔊
  • 5. Sometimes homesickness had been the cause of the men leaving their comrades. 🔊
  • 6. They'd die of homesickness that day. 🔊
  • 7. He knew the mark of homesickness on the face of a late arrival. 🔊
  • 8. It puzzled Caleb mightily; he laid it to homesickness at the beginning. 🔊
  • 9. Noll's first pang of genuine homesickness came upon him here. 🔊

How to use Homesickness in Sentences?

  • 1. According to the chronology of homesickness he had been in the banking business about a year. 🔊
  • 2. One characteristic of the disease known as homesickness is a strong tendency toward a relapse. 🔊
  • 3. Perhaps one individual in fifty, is so constituted that homesickness becomes a serious illness. 🔊
  • 4. The following poem is a fine expression of the genuine homesickness of the traveled scholar for his own country. 🔊
  • 5. It is homesickness that worries her, and sorrow for her father, and dread of what is before and around her. 🔊
  • 6. War is full of hate and hurt and wounds and blood and death and heartache and heartbreak and homesickness and loneliness. 🔊
  • 7. Nothing that she had yet known of homesickness could compare with that last year of solitary and unmitigated exile. 🔊
  • 8. She loved it dearly, no doubt of that, but it had been no attack of homesickness which had brought her back to it. 🔊
  • 9. Overcome by homesickness she would return to former scenes, and worship at her father's grave. 🔊
  • 10. If they could be transported to a country where all men are equal, homesickness for boot-licking would kill them. 🔊
  • 11. He would have liked to go, but pride withheld him, and homesickness had not yet eaten into his very soul. 🔊
  • 12. I heard the note of homesickness in her voice, and it dawned upon me that there are others in the world who may feel themselves strangers in it. 🔊
  • 13. Her natural indolence was augmented by the homesickness which the cold yellow fog and the pouring rain had brought upon her as soon as she landed. 🔊
  • 14. There was first the calm sense of happy security, then the impatience to test again its reality, then the longing homesickness of the heart. 🔊
  • 15. Sally cried, homesickness for the dearest "family" she had ever known already tightening her throat with tears. 🔊
  • 16. The baby girl eased the pain and homesickness in my bereaved heart, and Hilda would have none but me attend her. 🔊
  • 17. Kenny swears there's no homesickness in the world like an Irishman's passionate longing for home and kin. 🔊
  • 18. The school was called to order, and Peggy soon forgot homesickness and everything else in the keen joy of mathematics. 🔊
  • 19. It was not homesickness or melancholy, but dullness, weariness, and a joyless life, that finally drove him back to his native place. 🔊
  • 20. Monroe, however, encouraged him to believe that he was still beloved there, and, as he got stronger, a great homesickness came upon him. 🔊
  • 21. I have heard of some of our Hungarian lads out in America who get so ill with homesickness that they either die or become vicious. 🔊
  • 22. After months of grinding routine he had at last found a form of recreation that not only dulled his sharply constant homesickness but that made up for all he had gone through. 🔊
  • 23. Resolutely they crushed the homesickness that surged up within them, and began to learn all they could of this strange new country which in future was to be their home. 🔊
  • 24. The chintz curtain was pulled aside, and out marched a figure with so jaunty an air as to banish utterly the idea of possible homesickness or tears. 🔊
  • 25. A study of the psychology of invasion and of homesickness would no doubt throw further light upon the still unknown aspects of the intricate moods of home love. 🔊
  • 26. But Molly felt sure that Nance would feel the pangs of homesickness for Wellington when the good old days were over. 🔊