heartsick heartsick

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) full of sorrow
  2. (adj) without or almost without hope

Usage(s):

  1. And while she writes from the perspective of a heartsick teen, her songs are undeniably direct.
  2. I am deadened and heartsick beyond words to consider a life without Mary.
  3. There are things that make me heartsick in the whole situationso many young men may have violated the honor code.

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Quotes

  1. "We are just heartsick at this loss of life in the line of duty," a subdued Clinton told reporters after the Dallas rally.
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: USA Today

  2. "I am heartsick about my personal legal situation -- and deeply sorry for the pain and difficulties it has caused our employees," Stewart said in a statement on Monday. "I look forward to continuing to collaborate on a wide range of creative...
    on Mar 15, 2004 By: Martha Stewart Source: Ottawa Business Journal

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