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heart·bro·ken

heartbroken

 
pronunciation:
hart bro kn
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part of speech: adjective
definition: afflicted with deep and sometimes lasting sorrow or anguish.
She was heartbroken over her husband's demand for a divorce.The children were heartbroken when the dog died.
similar words:
broken-hearted, disconsolate
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derivation: heartbrokenly (adv.)
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  sad