heartsickness


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heart·sick

 (härt′sĭk′)
adj.
Profoundly disappointed; despondent.

heart′sick′ness n.
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Noun1.heartsickness - feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless
depression - sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
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He seemed to understand me fully, and when I pointed back in the direction of Thark he turned sorrowfully away, nor could I bear to watch him go; but resolutely set my face toward Zodanga and with a touch of heartsickness approached her frowning walls.
"Womb trouble" to Ona did not mean a specialist's diagnosis, and a course of treatment, and perhaps an operation or two; it meant simply headaches and pains in the back, and depression and heartsickness, and neuralgia when she had to go to work in the rain.
The old Frost adage is that poetry begins with a heartsickness, a homesickness, and then emotion finds thought, and the thought finds words.
"The songs reflect a lot of fears," she said, "and things that feel limitless, [like] growth and experience." As elusive as she can appear on Twitter and in her videos, "mysterious" is a flimsy description for songs this raw: on the album's closing track, "Angel," a piano mingles with dubby effects as Alizadeh draws heartsickness in a single repeated sentence: "It shouldn't hurt this much to be your angel," she sings, her voice revealing a new dimension of her sadness with each utterance.
Where Louise embodies a heartsickness and vulnerability, Susan appears to have it all--a sleek, high-fashion wardrobe, mansion sprung from the pages of Architectural Digest, a tall, gorgeous--if emotionally distant--husband (Annie Hammer).
However, evidence shows that healers in Peru practiced trepanation -- a surgical procedure that involves removing a section of the cranial vault using a hand drill or a scraping tool -- more than 1,000 years ago to treat a variety of ailments, from head injuries to heartsickness. And they did so without the benefit of the aforementioned medical advances.
20 ( ANI ): Scientists have claimed to have found proof that Peruvian healers practiced trepanation - a surgical process that involves removing a section of the cranial vault using a hand drill or a scraping tool - more than 1,000 years ago to treat a variety of ailments, from head injuries to heartsickness.
Some of the statue's former neighbors, however, view the end of residents on Liberty Island with a tinge of heartsickness. "I think it's sad, her being out there all by herself,'' Delfin said.