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  • 1 heavy-hearted — [hev′ē härt΄id] adj. sad; depressed; despondent heavy heartedly adv. heavy heartedness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 2 heavy-hearted — index lugubrious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 heavy-hearted — UK [ˌhevɪ ˈhɑː(r)tɪd] / US [ˌhevɪ ˈhɑrtəd] adjective Word forms heavy hearted : adjective heavy hearted comparative heavier hearted superlative heaviest hearted literary very sad …

    English dictionary

  • 4 heavy-hearted — heavyhearted heavyhearted, heavy hearted heavy heartedadj. feeling or affected by sorrow or unhappiness. Syn: blue, sad. [WordNet 1.5] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 heavy-hearted — adjective Sad, melancholy. The mourners left the funeral heavy hearted and silent …

    Wiktionary

  • 6 heavy-hearted — heavy heartedly, adv. heavy heartedness, n. /hev ee hahr tid/, adj. sorrowful; melancholy; dejected. [1350 1400; ME] Syn. depressed, sad hearted, downcast. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7 heavy-hearted — heavy heart|ed [ˌhevi ˈha:tıd US ˈha:r ] adj literary very sad …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 heavy-hearted — adj sorrowful, sad, depressed, discouraged, disappointed, disheartened, downcast, downhearted, despondent, gloomy, miserable, morose, mournful, melancholy, glum, forlorn, crushed, heartsick ≠ light hearted …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 heavy-hearted — /ˈhɛvi hatəd/ (say hevee hahtuhd) adjective sorrowful; melancholy; dejected. –heavy heartedness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 10 heavy-hearted — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. forlorn, cheerless, melancholy; see sad 1 , sorrowful . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective In low spirits: blue, dejected, depressed, desolate, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, dull, dysphoric, gloomy, low,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11 heavy-hearted — heav|y heart|ed [ ,hevi hartəd ] adjective LITERARY very sad …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 heavy hearted — despondent, dejected, sorrowful …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 heavy-hearted — adjective feeling depressed or melancholy …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 14 heavy-hearted — adjective literary very sad …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 heavy-hearted — adj sad, sorrowful, mournful, disconsolate, inconsolable, grief stricken, cheerless, joyless, heartsick; forlorn, miserable, wretched, woebegone, bowed down, crushed, broken; depressed, dejected, downhearted, gloomy, morose, melancholy; downcast …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 16 heavy-hearted — heav′y heart′ed adj. sorrowful; melancholy; dejected • Etymology: 1350–1400 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 heavy — [hev′ē] adj. heavier, heaviest [ME hevi < OE hefig (akin to OHG hebig) < base of hebban (see HEAVE) + ig (see Y3): prob. basic sense “containing something, full”] 1. hard to lift or move because of great weight; weighty 2. of high specific… …

    English World dictionary

  • 18 heavy-heartedly — See heavy hearted. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 19 heavy — adj., n., & adv. adj. (heavier, heaviest) 1 of great or exceptionally high weight; difficult to lift. 2 a of great density. b Physics having a greater than the usual mass (esp. of isotopes and compounds containing them). 3 abundant, considerable… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 heavy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. weighty, heavyset (See gravity); oppressive, tedious, tiresome; dull, gloomy, overcast; strong, pressing, large; somber, dismal, dejected, sad, melancholy; slow, inert, sluggish; grievous, serious.… …

    English dictionary for students