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adjective uk   /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.
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
I was almost overcome with homesickness.
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