- Feeling depressed or melancholy: is it better to be serious and heavy-hearted?More example sentences
melancholy, sad, sorrowful, melancholic, mournful, lugubrious, gloomy, pensive; depressed, desolate, despondent, dejected, down, downhearted, downcast, crestfallen, disconsolate, glum, sunk in gloom, miserable, wretched, dismal, dispirited, discouraged, low, in low spirits, in the doldrums, blue, morose, funereal, woeful, woebegone, doleful, wistful, unhappy, joyless, low-spirited, sombre• literary dolorous
- 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.