sad or depressed from a longing for or family while away from them for a long time.
depressed or melancholy at being away from home and family
1756, translating German heimweh, from Heim “home” + Weh “woe, pain;” the compound is from Swiss dialect, expressing the longing for the mountains. The word was introduced to other European languages 17c. by Swiss mercenaries.
1798, back-formation from homesickness.
noun 1. any idiosyncratic system of gestural communication used by a deaf person. 2. a single idiosyncratic form that is incorporated into a standard sign language.
[hohm-sahyt] /ˈhoʊmˌsaɪt/ noun 1. a plot of land for a . 2. the on such a plot of land.
- Home-court advantage
noun phrase The psychological and other favorable elements that come from being in familiar surroundings, with a sympathetic audience, etc: Yojimbo is less than sympathetic here (it’s clear who has the home-court advantage) (1970s+ Sports)
noun See home sitter