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heart-sickening

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Tending to make the heart sick or depressed.

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Examples

  • I had before experienced sensations of horror; and I have endeavoured to bestow upon them adequate expressions, but words cannot convey an idea of the heart-sickening despair that I then endured.

    Chapter 8

  • I had before experienced sensations of horror; and I have endeavoured to bestow upon them adequate expressions, but words cannot convey an idea of the heart-sickening despair that I then endured.

    Chapter 7

  • It now seemed so obvious, everything falling into place with a heart-sickening clunk.

    The Demon Queen

  • It now seemed so obvious, everything falling into place with a heart-sickening clunk.

    The Demon Queen

  • It now seemed so obvious, everything falling into place with a heart-sickening clunk.

    The Demon Queen

  • I had before experienced sensations of horror; and I have endeavoured to bestow upon them adequate expressions, but words cannot convey an idea of the heart-sickening despair that I then endured.

    Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus

  • I had before experienced sensations of horror; and I have endeavoured to bestow upon them adequate expressions, but words cannot convey an idea of the heart-sickening despair that I then endured.

    Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus

  • I had before experienced sensations of horror; and I have endeavoured to bestow upon them adequate expressions, but words cannot convey an idea of the heart-sickening despair that I then endured.

    Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus

  • I will not even allude to the many heart-sickening atrocities which I authentically heard of; — nor would I have mentioned the above revolting details, had I not met with several people, so blinded by the constitutional gaiety of the negro as to speak of slavery as a tolerable evil.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • And thus we settled down in the spot which was to be the burial place of so many of our party — which was fated to be the scene of so much intense suffering, and of such heart-sickening hope deferred.

    Narrative of an expedition undertaken for the exploration of the country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York

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