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Calque of German Heimweh (homesickness, literally home-woe), equivalent to home +‎ sickness.

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homesickness (countable and uncountable, plural homesicknesses)

  1. The characteristic of being homesick; a strong, sad feeling of missing one's home (and often left-behind loved ones, such as family and friends) when physically away.

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