1. Anguished
2. Agonized
3. Desolate
4. Despondent
5. Disheartened
6. Doleful
7. Downcast
8. Forlorn
9. Gloomy
10. Heartbroken
11. Heavyhearted
12. Inconsolable
13. Joyless
14. Melancholy
15. Miserable
16. Oppressed
17. Plighted
18. Plagued
19. Pained
20. Sorrowful
21. Suffering
22. Tormented
23. Troubled
24. Unhappy
25. Wretched
26. Bereft
27. Desperate
28. Dismal
29. Grief-stricken
30. Woeful

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