heavy-hearted

[hev-ee-hahr-tid]

adjective

sorrowful; melancholy; dejected.

Nearby words

  1. heavy water,
  2. heavy-bearded,
  3. heavy-duty,
  4. heavy-footed,
  5. heavy-handed,
  6. heavy-ion treatment,
  7. heavy-laden,
  8. heavy-water reactor,
  9. heavyset,
  10. heavyweight

Origin of heavy-hearted

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400

Related formsheav·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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