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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

piteous

adjective. miserable, pathetic
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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