love sick

Idiom

Love Sick

Definition

A phrase used to describe someone who is lovesick or lovesickness, an emotional state in which someone is lovesick for someone else.

ExamplesSentences

She was so lovesick for her boyfriend she couldn’t concentrate on anything else.

He was lovesick and couldn’t eat or sleep properly.

Origin

The phrase “love sick” dates back to the 16th century, when it was used to describe someone who was pining away for love.

FAQs

What does love sick mean?

Love sick is an emotional state in which someone is lovesick for someone else.

Where does the phrase love sick come from?

The phrase “love sick” dates back to the 16th century, when it was used to describe someone who was pining away for love.