- The definition of homesick is missing your family and the place you came from.
A traveler who is constantly missing family and friends is an example of homesick.
homesick definition by Webster's New World
unhappy or depressed at being away from home and family; longing for home
Origin: back-formation ; from homesickness, 18th-c. rendering of German heimweh
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- homesickness noun
homesick definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Acutely longing for one's family or home.
- homeˈsickˌness noun