heartbroken

[ hahrt-broh-kuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF heartbroken
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEARTBROKEN

On the very threshold I stood arrested by that heartbroken cry of his.

Am I not heartbroken and wretched, without a hope or a future?

The Colonel was heartbroken, and the officers were savage and sullen.

A third time he struggled, weary, heartbroken, over that trail.

Then came the reporters for copy which only this heartbroken woman could give.

I know she was heartbroken at parting with him, and yet she never showed it.

This world is God's prodigal son, and He is heartbroken over it.

She loaded the Vigilantes with imprecations, and showed the most heartbroken grief.

It was a dreadful, dismal, heartbroken howl that echoed back from the walls.

"But she sent a carving-knife at me first," said the heartbroken husband.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, present participle of heartbreak.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HEARTBROKEN

brokenhearted

adjectivedevastated
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