heavy-hearted

[ hev-ee-hahr-tid ]
/ ˈhɛv iˈhɑr tɪd /

adjective

sorrowful; melancholy; dejected.

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Origin of heavy-hearted

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400

OTHER WORDS FROM heavy-hearted

heav·y-heart·ed·ly, adverbheav·y-heart·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for heavy-hearted

heavy-hearted

adjective

sad; melancholy
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