heartsore

adjective
heart·​sore | \ ˈhärt-ˌsȯr How to pronounce heartsore (audio) \

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Examples of heartsore in a Sentence

a grandmother feeling heartsore and despondent when all her relatives left en masse after the holidays

First Known Use of heartsore

1597, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of heartsore was in 1597

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