Meaning of “forlorn” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “forlorn” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"forlorn" in American English

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us /fɔrˈlɔrn, fər-/

looking or feeling alone and sad because you need help but do not expect to get it:

As I left little Bobby on his first day of school, he gave me such a forlorn look.

(Definition of “forlorn” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)