- sorrowful; melancholy; dejected.
Origin of heavy-hearted
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Related Words for heavy-heartedat, bad, blue, crestfallen, crummy, dejected, desolate, despondent, destroyed, disconsolate, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, dull, dysphoric, bleeding, dragged, fe
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Historical Examples of heavy-hearted
She was worn, and altered, full of grief, and heavy-hearted; but the same to him.Barnaby Rudge
And then he called aloud: "Who sings of triumph to Brian the heavy-hearted?"
Be no longer Brian the heavy-hearted; be, as thou ever art, Brian the brave!
Then at last he was gone, and she went about her heavy-hearted preparations for the night.Long Live the King
Mary Roberts Rinehart
"I know that I did not tell you the truth," said the heavy-hearted man.Irish Fairy Tales
- sad; melancholy