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heavy-hearted Syllabification: heav·y-heart·ed
Pronunciation: /ˌhevēˈhärdəd/

Definition of heavy-hearted in English:


Feeling depressed or melancholy.
Example sentences
  • The film, despite dealing with a tremendously sorrowful subject, offers more than heavy-hearted investigation of the world's most grief-stricken areas.
  • As always, I will have a great feeling of elation to fly such a magnificent machine - we call it riding the rocket - but I will be very heavy-hearted, and feel a sense of history.
  • ‘We came here heavy-hearted, but now we can smile, even in the face of the continued crime, as one of our own is safe and back home with his family,’ the smiling student, who did not give his name, said.

Words that rhyme with heavy-hearted

downhearted, good-hearted, hard-hearted, kind-hearted, light-hearted, lion-hearted, overparted, tender-hearted, uncharted, warm-hearted, wholehearted
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