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heartsick, wretched, inconsolable, heartsore, griefstricken.
dysphoric, melancholic, heavy-hearted, tristful.
acheronian, bereft, black, blue, cheerless, comfortless, dejected, disconsolate, dismal, dolorous, down, downcast, forlorn, funereal, gloomy, hurting, inconsolable, joyless, melancholy, miserable, somber, tragic, wretched, Companionless, in a blue funk.
cast aside, cast away, given up, sidelined, on the rocks, left in the cold, passed up, pigeon-holed, side-tracked.
in a blue funk, taken down, low-down, lowdown, in blue funk, in the toilet, torn up.
Curer, down-at-heel, all the worse for wear, down at heel, poter.
good sense, train of thought, syllogistics, antithesis and synthesis, course of thought.
unidentified, Incog, so-and-so, such-and-such, unexplained, unnoted, unperceived, unrecognized, unrevealed, uncelebrated, Unapprehended, Unascertained, Unrenowned, unheard of, far off, little known, so and so, such and such.
abandoned, bare, bleak, derelict, desert, destroyed, dreary, empty, forsaken, godforsaken, isolated, lonely, lonesome, lorn, ruined, solitary, unfrequented, uninhabited, unoccupied, vacant, waste, wild.
abandon, bare, barren, blasted, bleak, depopulate, desert, desolated, destroyed, devastate, devastated, disconsolate, forlorn, forsake, forsaken, godforsaken, inconsolable, inhospitable, lay waste to, lorn, ravage, ravaged, ruined, stark, unconsolable, waste, wasted.
dismal, dolorous, downcast, melancholy, sad.
in low spirits
blue, dejected, depressed, dispirited, down, downhearted, dull, dysphoric, gloomy, happy, low, melancholic, spiritless, unhappy, wistful, heavy-hearted, tristful.
abolish, annihilate, atomize, bulldoze, decimate, demolish, destroy, devastate, disintegrate, dismantle, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, flatten, level, mow down, pulverize, raze, smash, tear down, vaporize, wreck, lay waste, rip to shreds.
depopulate, desecrate, despoil, devastate, devour, pillage, plunder, ruin, sack, Depredate, Spoliate, lay waste, lay low.
Examples of usage:
– Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
– The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis
– The Freedmen's Book by Lydia Maria Child
– A Simpleton by Charles Reade
– Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope