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homesick

adjective     /ˈhəʊm.sɪk/ US  /ˈhoʊm-/
unhappy because of being away from home for a long period: As I read my mother's letter, I began to feel more and more homesick.Feeling sad and unhappy homesickness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Sadness and regret
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