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heartrending

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  • adjarousing deep sympathy
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Synonyms for heartrending

adj arousing deep sympathy
  • agonizing
  • distressing
  • excruciating
  • harrowing
  • heartbreaking
  • sad
  • touching
  • tragic
  • doleful
  • heartsickening
  • moving
  • piteous
  • pitiful
  • tear-jerking

Antonyms for heartrending

  • happy
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to heartrending

deplorable

adjective. unfortunate, shameful

moving

adjective. affecting, exciting

pathetic

adjective. sad, affecting

piteous

adjective. miserable, pathetic

pitiable

adjective. pitiful

pitiful

adjective. in bad shape; poor
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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