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be sick at heart
To be filled with a deeply unpleasant emotion, such as grief, remorse, dejection, etc. I am sick at heart to think that I may have contributed to her death in some way. Poor Tom's been sick at heart ever since his mother died.
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be/feel sick at ˈheart(formal) be very unhappy or disappointed: When I realized the accident was my fault, I felt sick at heart.
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