Italian translation of 'forlorn'
a forlorn hope
- (deserted, place, house)
- (desperate, attempt)
una speranza vanashe looked forlorn
Example Sentences Including 'forlorn'
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This forlorn figure gazes down at a cream pie into which his head is destined to drop.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
It proved to be a forlorn hope.FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)
One part of the American dream may be the increasingly forlorn hope that anyone can make it to the top, irrespective of background.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
I don't feel so forlorn, and will try to bear it if it comes.Little Women (1869)
A hundred yards from his window, it stood forlorn and empty.The Tribes Triumphant (2006)
They saw a ragged, forlorn figure standing before them.Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)
Dirty, forlorn and feeling like a wounded soldier, our hero then finds a coin in his pocket.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It is a fond and forlorn hope.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The spectator feels the forlorn atmosphere; senses the image's haunting melancholy.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We last saw him in the opening episode of this series, a forlorn figure arrested for the suspected killing of his wife.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
But that is a forlorn hope.The Sun (2015)
So it might be a forlorn hope.The Sun (2012)
The paddock, baked by hot sunshine, looked just a little forlorn last night.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But it looked like a forlorn hope when he failed to get a place at art college.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I feel rather forlorn, but guess he just had to crack on.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
But he looks a forlorn hope as he only scrambled home in the Vase.The Sun (2007)
One after another, forlorn figures leapt to their deaths down the sides of the towers.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
That now looks a forlorn hope, with the insurgents backing out of peace talks and stepping up their offensive through the summer.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The latter are looking a little forlorn, though.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Then spare a thought for the forlorn figures in blue by the side of the road.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
So there it stands, forlorn, empty and expensively guarded to keep the vandals out.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Why should it expend men and treasure on the forlorn hope of supporting democracy abroad?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: forlorn ADJECTIVE
If someone is forlorn, they feel alone and unhappy.
One of the demonstrators, a young woman, sat forlorn on the pavement.
Translation of forlorn from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary