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- adj. heartsick
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Sore or grieved at heart.
- Proceeding from a sore or grieved heart.
- n. Soreness of the heart; grief.
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When the prosecutor outlines and demands that she confirm her act, she utters one phrase, "Yes, because I was heartsore."
That single word was the Dutch hertseer, which the Colonial Office translated directly into "heartsore."
He was as numb and heartsore as Daraiel was angry.
I see them now -- my darling sons, my fierce daughter -- heartsore and vulnerable at the news of my untimely and possibly heroic death.
The lesson of the Kolesnikov letter is that Russians are still angry, heartsore and suspicious about their government's handling of the crisis.
So saying I lay, heartsore for desire, through the livelong night till the morning, when I repaired to the
I was heartsore from the loss of my littermates and my mother, and angry at the way the entire pack had treated me.
She also gets to sing the best song of the evening, "So the Old Dog Has Come Home," the heartsore lament of a long-suffering spouse:
The extra help might have eased Wireman's workload, but it did little to comfort him; he was heartsore.
What coinage this, tarnished and warm from dirty pockets? have you ever realised betrayal in the silence of a friend? oh, i am heartsore with the glances whispers like arrows and words like stones.