- Obs. lost, ruined, or undone
- Old Poet. forsaken, forlorn, bereft, or desolate
Origin of lornMiddle English from Old English loren, past participle of leosan (see lose): the change of s to r is due to Verner's law
Origin of lornMiddle English from Old English -loren past participle of -lēosan to lose ( as in forlēosan to lose ); see leu- in Indo-European roots.
Past participle of lese.