GRE Word List

FORLORN

sad and lonely; wretched; desolate

The meaning of the word forlorn is sad and lonely; wretched; desolate.

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WordMeaning
antagonismhostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
glaciallike a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
diffusewordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
vertigosevere dizziness; giddiness
celibateabstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
propulsivedriving forward; N. propulsion
ciphernonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
impalepierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
fitsudden outburst of an illness or feeling; convulsion caused by epilepsy
benevolentgenerous; charitable; having a wish to do good