heavy·​heart·​ed ˈhe-vē-ˈhär-təd How to pronounce heavyhearted (audio)
heavyheartedly adverb
heavyheartedness noun

Examples of heavyhearted in a Sentence

she was heavyhearted at losing the election, in which she had invested everything

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heavyhearted was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Heavyhearted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heavyhearted. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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