English Vocabulary - Homesick

Today's Ginseng English vocabulary word is homesick. Homesick is the emotional feeling you might get when you're far away from your home, friends and family and you miss them very much.  Homesickness can make you feel very sad and depressed, but will usually go away after you make more friends and become more adjusted and comfortable in a new place.

Check out the examples below!


I was really excited when I first got to Spain, but after a week the homesickness really kicked in and I had to call my Mom.

It's funny, even after living in a new city for 2 years, sometimes I feel homesick for my childhood town. Eating my favorite food from home helps!

Alex thought he would feel homesick while traveling in Asia, but he was so busy having fun that he didn't even think about home! 


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