forlornly forlornly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a forlorn manner

Usage(s):

  1. Along the station platform, the eight Strasbourg malgr-nous shuffled forlornly, dressed in patched pants of dark Soviet cloth and carrying light wooden boxes and flimsy suitcases.
  2. Words were Thurber's obsession; in one of his stories drunken friends burst in upon the narrator, forlornly sober, to tell him of the words they have found locked in other words:.
  3. They forlornly had to follow the KC-135 aerial tankers that were to have refueled them during the trans-Pacific flight.

News

  • Rugby-Proud Wallabies relish one tiny moment of victory

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE, June 29 (Reuters) - The British and Irish Lions spoke forlornly of how you can never write Australia off after defeat in the second test on Saturday and there was considerable pride in the Wallabies camp at the manner of their victory. Although Leigh Halfpenny's missed penalty after the hooter had sounded was decisive, Adam Ashley-Cooper's try and the conversion from ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  • "We still cling somewhat forlornly to the notions of democracy," says Gleisner, "that our vote counts and that everybody in representative government is looking over their shoulder at what we think. They are, but not in the way that they're...
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Tom Gleisner Source: The Age

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