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heavyhearted

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adjective heavy·heart·ed \-ˈhär-təd\

Definition of heavyhearted

heavy·heart·ed·ly adverb
heavy·heart·ed·ness noun


Examples of heavyhearted

  1. <she was heavyhearted at losing the election, in which she had invested everything>



14th Century

First Known Use of heavyhearted

14th century


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