AskDefine | Define lovesick

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lovesick adj : languishing because of love; "strong men behaving like lovesick boys"

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  1. Behaving oddly, or as though in distress, due to being overcome by feelings of love.
  2. Aching desire for ones beloved.

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Lovesick is a 1983 romantic comedy film. It was written and directed by Marshall Brickman. It stars Dudley Moore, Elizabeth McGovern and guest stars Alec Guinness as the ghost of Sigmund Freud.
Psychologist Saul Benjamin (Moore) takes on a patient temporarily as a favor to a colleague friend. After his friend dies, he takes on Chloe Allen (McGovern) as a regular and subsequently falls in love with her. The movie explores their blossoming relationship and mishaps.

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