Translation of "forlorn" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /fəˈlɔːn/ us /fɚˈlɔːrn/

literary alone and unhappy; left alone and not cared for

She looked a forlorn figure standing at the bus stop.

literary A forlorn place feels empty and sad.

This forlorn industrial town has very high unemployment.

very unlikely to be achieved or to succeed

Their only hope now is that the outside world will intervene but it is an increasingly forlorn hope.
She appeared on daytime TV in a forlorn attempt to persuade the public of her innocence.
forlornly adverb uk /-li/ us

(Translation of “forlorn” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /fəˈloːn/

pitiful; unhappy because left alone

triste, melancólico, desolado
She seems rather forlorn since he left.
forlornly adverb

She stared forlornly out of the window.

(Translation of “forlorn” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)