How can the word forlorn be used in a sentence? i know it is an adjective but i hardly see it being used in a passage and really do not how to use it. How can it be used correctly in a sentence to depict its meaning?

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The puppy lay in the ditch with a forlorn look on it's face.


The forlorn puppy was in a ditch

and to depict the meaning of forlorn

It looked like the puppy had been in the ditch for a while, he was lost, sad, lonely, totally without hope and utterly forlorn, I expect he would have just lain down to die had I not picked him up.

  • comment. In this wise what is the meaning of forlorn in this context? – MeragioJay Apr 14 '14 at 16:14
  • sad, dismal, lost, abandoned, without hope ... all those nasty things you'd not want to see in the face of a cute little puppy. But I see what you mean, the OP asked for a way to use it to depict it's meaning, which I have not. Allow me to try another sentence – Frank Apr 14 '14 at 16:16

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