sick at heart


: very sad and upset
The idea of children suffering from hunger made him sick at heart.

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Recent Examples on the Web The Holiday revealed here is not so much heartbroken as sick at heart, testifying at one point to terrible enveloping loneliness. Elizabeth Barber, Harper's Magazine, 2 Feb. 2024

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“Sick at heart.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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