my heart bleeds for you

I don't feel at all sorry for you, I don't sympathize, as in You only got a five percent raise? My heart bleeds for you. Originating in the late 1300s, this hyperbolic expression of sympathy has been used ironically since the mid-1700s.


Nearby words

  1. my country, 'tis of thee,
  2. my eye,
  3. my fair lady,
  4. my god,
  5. my god, my god, why hast thou forsaken me?,
  6. my lai,
  7. my lai massacre,
  8. my name is mud,
  9. my-,
  10. my-my

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