homesickness : Definition, Usages, News and More

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hohmsik nuhs

  • n  a longing to return home

  • Like measles, which is no laughing matter when a grownup gets it, homesickness among soldiers is a real disease.
  • A vision of hell that induces homesickness is something of a curiosity, especially when that vision is encountered in the John Ritblat Gallery of London's British Library.
  • There's no sex slavery to escape from or mercenary coyotes chasing her; it's just that her situation comes with a base level of resentment, humiliation, discomfort and homesickness.
News & Articles

  • How rugby breaks down North/South barriers
    I’ve been living in New York for over a year and half. Rarely have I ever felt homesick. But I did feel a twinge of homesickness this past Saturday because I spent a part of the day in an Irish bar, watching Ireland beat Wales in rugby.
    June 28, 2013 - Irish Central
  • Edward Snowden Blasted New York Times Leaks In 2009: Leakers ‘Should Be Shot In The Balls’
    During a 2009 trip to Switzerland, National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden logged into an internet chat room he frequented to cure what was apparently a case of homesickness and general loneliness. According to a report in Ars Technica , which got a copy of the chat logs, Snowden riffed off a New York Times story about cyber-attacks in Iran designed to slow the nation’s acquisition of a ...
    June 26, 2013 - Mediaite
  • Lifting a faraway soldier’s spirits, one bite at a time
    But despite all the comfy trappings, soldiers serving abroad can still fall victim to homesickness. That's where meals come in.
    June 24, 2013 - CBS 6 Richmond

  • Leon Davis in Melbourne Herald Sun
    I struggled early (in my career) with homesickness and stuff like that but the club was great to me,Davis said before training today. "So in the end I just really wanted to stay at Collingwood and look after them like they did me."
  • Devon Malcolm in
    Malcolm told "I played against Harmy in county cricket and I kept saying this guy is going to be a lovely bowler because of his pace and the steep bounce he gets. But I noticed early on that he had a problem with homesickness. He...
  • Darren Lehmann in
    We have to make sure we have mechanisms to ensure these young cricketers develop as people and not succumb to a vicious circle of homesickness,Lehmann said in the Advertiser. "It is great representing your country but behind the glamour...

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