heavy heart

noun

: a great deal of sadness
It is with a heavy heart that I bring you this bad news.
I announced my decision to leave with a heavy heart.

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“Heavy heart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heavy%20heart. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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