See also: home-sicknesses
- plural of
- 2004, Jigna Desai, Beyond Bollywood: The Cultural Politics of South Asian Diasporic Film, page 32:
- I explore how women's bodies reflect homesicknesses — the gendered social and physical illnesses that result from the production of home.
- 1978, George Nauman Shuster, The Catholic Spirit in America, page 187:
- It is well we should be reverent in their presence and homesick for them — but a thousand homesicknesses cannot put up what Carlyle called "my own four walls".
- 1860, Henry Ward Beecher, Life Thoughts: Gathered from the Extemporaneous Discourses of Henry Ward Beecher, page 67:
- Our yearnings are homesicknesses for heaven ; our sighings are for God, just as children that cry themselves asleep away from home, and sob in their slumber, know not that they sob for their parents.