homesick etymology

English word homesick comes from English home, English sick

Detailed word origin of homesick

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home English (eng) Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.. Of or pertaining to one’s dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts. (Internet) The landing page of a website; the site's homepage.. (US, slang) Shortened form of homeboy.. (baseball) Home plate.. (board games) The ultimate point aimed at in a progress; the goal.. (by extension) The grave; the final rest; [...]
sick English (eng) (British, colloquial) vomit.. Sick people in general as a group. (agriculture) Failing to sustain adequate harvests of crop, usually specified.. (chiefly, American) In poor health.. (colloquial) In bad taste.. (colloquial) Mentally unstable, disturbed.. (slang) Very good, excellent, awesome, badass.. Having an urge to vomit.. In poor condition.. Tired of or annoyed by something. (obsolete, [...]
homesick English (eng) Missing one's home and family very much when away; nostalgic.