heavyhearted heavyhearted, heavy-hearted heavy-heartedadj. feeling or affected by sorrow or unhappiness.

Syn: blue, sad. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • heavy-hearted — index lugubrious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • heavy-hearted — UK [ˌhevɪ ˈhɑː(r)tɪd] / US [ˌhevɪ ˈhɑrtəd] adjective Word forms heavy hearted : adjective heavy hearted comparative heavier hearted superlative heaviest hearted literary very sad …   English dictionary

  • heavy-hearted — adjective Sad, melancholy. The mourners left the funeral heavy hearted and silent …   Wiktionary

  • heavy-hearted — heavy heartedly, adv. heavy heartedness, n. /hev ee hahr tid/, adj. sorrowful; melancholy; dejected. [1350 1400; ME] Syn. depressed, sad hearted, downcast. * * * …   Universalium

  • heavy-hearted — heavy heart|ed [ˌhevi ˈha:tıd US ˈha:r ] adj literary very sad …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • heavy-hearted — adj sorrowful, sad, depressed, discouraged, disappointed, disheartened, downcast, downhearted, despondent, gloomy, miserable, morose, mournful, melancholy, glum, forlorn, crushed, heartsick ≠ light hearted …   Useful english dictionary

  • heavy-hearted — /ˈhɛvi hatəd/ (say hevee hahtuhd) adjective sorrowful; melancholy; dejected. –heavy heartedness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • heavy-hearted — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. forlorn, cheerless, melancholy; see sad 1 , sorrowful . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective In low spirits: blue, dejected, depressed, desolate, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, dull, dysphoric, gloomy, low,… …   English dictionary for students

  • heavy-hearted — heav|y heart|ed [ ,hevi hartəd ] adjective LITERARY very sad …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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