heavy-hearted


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heavy-hearted

Sorrowful; melancholy; depressed. Johnny's been rather heavy-hearted ever since Samantha left him. The singer-songwriter's best works are her heavy-hearted songs about the lost ideals of youth.
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Led by an intro of heavy-hearted strings, Dry Your Eyes sees Mike Skinner explore the emotions of urban music and does so without any pretensions, or the need to become overly sentimental.
Will the heavy-hearted Cabinet member be expressing new regrets another 20 years on?
For every bright-eyed, bushy-tailed worker who happily bounces through the doors, eagerly looking forward to the week ahead, there are three or four who lumber in, heavy-hearted and despondent, to face work they hate and a job that is drudgery.
family have been heavy-hearted this week over the fate of Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro.