Examples of heartsick in a Sentence
They were absolutely heartsick over the loss of their home.
I was heartsick to learn of their divorce.
Recent Examples of heartsick from the Web
Over at Dulles, a heartsick Iranian mother was reunited with her 5-year-old son, who was detained for several hours.
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First Known Use of heartsick
bad, blue, brokenhearted, cast down, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, doleful, down, downcast, downhearted, droopy, forlorn, gloomy, glum, hangdog, heartbroken, heartsore, heavyhearted, inconsolable, joyless, low, low-spirited, melancholic, melancholy, miserable, mournful, sad, saddened, sorrowful, sorry, unhappy, woebegone, woeful, wretched;
black, bleak, cheerless, comfortless, dark, darkening, depressing, desolate, dismal, dreary, elegiac (also elegiacal), funereal, gray (also grey), morbid, morose, saturnine, somber (or sombre), sullen;
HEARTSICK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heartsick for English Language Learners
: very sad or disappointed
HEARTSICK Defined for Kids
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