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forlorn
used in The Two Gentlemen of Verona

2 uses
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Definition
sad, hopeless and/or abandoned
  • Lo, here in one line is his name twice writ: 'Poor forlorn Proteus, passionate Proteus, To the sweet Julia':—that I'll tear away; And yet I will not, sith so prettily He couples it to his complaining names: Thus will I fold them one upon another: Now kiss, embrace, contend, do what you will.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. The garden Of JULIA'S house (89% in)
  • Thou gentle nymph, cherish thy forlorn swain.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the forest (7% in)

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