AskDefine | Define heartsick

Dictionary Definition

heartsick adj
1 full of sorrow [syn: brokenhearted, heartbroken]
2 without or almost without hope; "despondent about his failure"; "too heartsick to fight back" [syn: despondent]

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  1. Very despondent or sorrowful

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

blue, cast down, comfortless, crushed, cut up, deep-troubled, dejected, depressed, desolate, desole, disconsolate, dispirited, down, downhearted, forlorn, heart-stricken, heart-struck, heartsore, inconsolable, miserable, sick, sick at heart, soul-sick, stricken, suicidal, unconsolable, woebegone, woeful, wretched
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