[ UK /hˈɑːtsɪk/ ]
  1. without or almost without hope
    too heartsick to fight back
    despondent about his failure
  2. full of sorrow
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How To Use heartsick In A Sentence

  • I was heartsick because I just knew that this wasn't good for anybody, not for the guy who got shot, not for that marine, not for me.
  • Grieving, heartsick, I began dissolution proceedings and joined a women's divorce support group, sponsored by the local chapter of the National Organization for Women, searching for closure and healing.
  • And I was heartsick that my party and its progressive causes were disintegrating before my eyes.
  • ‘My wife and her church group were heartsick at seeing all the discards just wasted,’ replies the fisher.
  • Looking at the fine fleet of fishing vessels it would make you heartsick when you realize all the no-no and no-go regulations imposed on the fishermen's livelihoods.
  • The audience (mostly straight) lapped it up, along with the bitchiest exchanges - warming to the zingers rather than the play's uneasy heartsickness.
  • These new works are a bold push forward, and they show the artist entering into the world of storytelling in the manner of a heartsick troubadour.
  • I am sure that I am one of many who felt heartsick at the news of the losses but look what we find now.
  • We are heartsick that this happened and are currently doing everything possible to correct the problem.
  • Instantly there flashed upon Judith the intuition that her uncle, heartsick and ill-affected toward the quarrel, had silently withdrawn until it should have been settled one way or another. Judith of the Cumberlands
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