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Forlornly

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Adverb

1. forlornly

in a forlorn manner

Example Sentences:
'a single chicken was scratching forlornly in the yard'

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Forlornly

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adjective
1. 
miserable, wretched, or cheerless; desolate
2. 
deserted; forsaken
3. (postpositive; foll by of)
destitute; bereft
forlorn of hope
4. 
desperate
the last forlorn attempt

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Forlornly

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adjective
1. 
abandoned or deserted
2. 
a. 
lonely and sad; unhappy and neglected
b. 
without hope; desperate
3. 
bereft or deprived (of)

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Forlornly

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adj.
1.
a. Abandoned, deserted, or desolate: "my high school chums ... enjoying cider and doughnuts ... while I was trapped up on that forlorn mountain" (Howard Frank Mosher).
b. Sad or lonely, especially from being deserted or abandoned: "waved them goodbye from the door like forlorn parents waving off a honeymoon couple" (Anne Bartlett).
c. Suggesting or characterized by sadness or loneliness: the forlorn whistle of a train in the night.
d. Wretched or pitiful in appearance or condition: people living in forlorn shacks.
2. Bereft or deprived: forlorn of all hope.
3. Nearly hopeless; desperate: a forlorn acknowledgment of failure.

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