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See definition of heavy hearted on Dictionary.com
  • as insorrowful
  • as inunhappy
  • as inheavy-hearted
  • as inmelancholic
  • as intristful
  • as inheartsick

synonyms for heavy hearted

  • affecting
  • distressing
  • heart-wrenching
  • heartrending
  • lugubrious
  • melancholy
  • mournful
  • painful
  • plaintive
  • sad
  • sorry
  • afflicted
  • dejected
  • depressed
  • disconsolate
  • doleful
  • dolent
  • full of sorrow
  • grievous
  • heartbroken
  • heavy-hearted
  • hurting
  • in mourning
  • in pain
  • in sorrow
  • lamentable
  • miserable
  • piteous
  • rueful
  • ruthful
  • sick at heart
  • singing the blues
  • tear-jerking
  • tearful
  • unhappy
  • woebegone
  • woeful
  • wretched

antonyms for heavy hearted

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  • cheerful
  • glad
  • happy
  • joyful
  • delighted
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      How to use heavy hearted in a sentence

      The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.
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      Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.
      GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
      Hunter-Weston despite his heavy losses will be advancing to-morrow which should divert pressure from you.
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      Heavy firing continued all that afternoon, inflicting great loss on the rebels, whilst the Spaniards lost one soldier.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
      The keen resentment had faded from his face, but an immense reproach was there—a heavy, helpless, appealing reproach.
      CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
      Rye is now being harvested, and is quite heavy: in fact, all the crops promise abundant harvests.
      GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
      A flock of weary sheep pattered along the road, barnward bound, heavy eyed and bleating softly.
      THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
      The moment the bait was touched, down would come the heavy timber—smash—on the tiger's head.
      OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
      To meet this heavy expense the ministers had to devise all sorts of expedients to raise money.
      NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
      There was a distant, dull boom in the air—a repeated heavy thud.
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