forlorn

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Past participle of forlese
miserable, as when lonely being abandoned
abandoned, left behind, deserted
{a} forsaken, lost, wretched, depicable
A forlorn hope; a vanguard
obsolete, past participle of forlese
A forlorn hope or attempt is one that you think has no chance of success. Peasants have left the land in the forlorn hope of finding a better life in cities
Destitute; helpless; in pitiful plight; wretched; miserable; almost hopeless; desperate
Deserted; abandoned; lost
marked by or showing hopelessness; "the last forlorn attempt"; "a forlorn cause
\fur-LORN; for-\, adjective: 1 Sad and lonely because deserted, abandoned, or lost 2 Bereft; forsaken 3 Wretched or pitiful in appearance or condition 4 Almost hopeless; desperate
(Adj ) -desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable, as in feeling, condition, or appearance
If someone is forlorn, they feel alone and unhappy. One of the demonstrators, a young woman, sat forlorn on the pavement
{s} unhappy, sad; abandoned, forsaken; despairing, hopeless
A lost, forsaken, or solitary person
marked by or showing hopelessness; "the last forlorn attempt"; "a forlorn cause"
pitiable in circumstances especially through abandonment; "desolate and despairing"; "left forlorn"
forlorn hope
Any dangerous or hopeless venture
forlorn hope
A small troop picked to make an advance attack, or the first attack; a storming party

Lieutenant Templeton of the 76th offered to lead the forlorn hope.

forlorn hopes
plural form of forlorn hope
forlorn hope
a hopeless or desperate enterprise
forlorn hope
desperate or perilous undertaking; vain hope; group of soldiers selected to perform a dangerous mission
forlornness
The characteristic of being forlorn; sadness; loneliness
forlornness
{n} a forlorn state, wretchedness
forlornly
In a forlorn manner
forlornly
in a forlorn manner; "a single chicken was scratching forlornly in the yard
forlornly
in a forlorn manner; "a single chicken was scratching forlornly in the yard"
forlornly
sadly; hopelessly, despairingly, desolately
forlornness
State of being forlorn
forlornness
sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
forlorn
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