Definition of homesickness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhəʊmsɪknəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊmsɪknəs//
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a feeling of sadness because you are away from home and you miss your family and friends She soon got over her homesickness. A great wave of homesickness swept over me.