heavyhearted

adjective heavy·heart·ed \ ˈhe-vē-ˈhär-təd \

Definition of heavyhearted

heavyheartedly

adverb

heavyheartedness

noun

Examples of heavyhearted in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of heavyhearted

14th century

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