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brokenhearted

adjective bro·ken·heart·ed \-ˈhär-təd\

: filled with great sadness especially because someone you love has left you, has died, etc.

Full Definition of BROKENHEARTED

:  overcome by grief or despair

Examples of BROKENHEARTED

  1. She was brokenhearted when her boyfriend left her.
  2. <she was brokenhearted when the relationship ended>

First Known Use of BROKENHEARTED

1526

Related to BROKENHEARTED

Synonyms
bad, blue, sad, cast down, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, doleful, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, droopy, forlorn, gloomy, glum, hangdog, heartbroken, heartsick, heartsore, heavyhearted, inconsolable, joyless, low, low-spirited, melancholic, melancholy, miserable, mournful, saddened, sorrowful, sorry, unhappy, woebegone, woeful, wretched
Antonyms
blissful, buoyant, buoyed, cheerful, cheery, chipper, delighted, glad, gladdened, gladsome, gleeful, happy, joyful, joyous, jubilant, sunny, upbeat
BROKENHEARTED Defined for Kids

brokenhearted

adjective bro·ken·heart·ed \ˌbrō-kən-ˈhär-təd\

Definition of BROKENHEARTED for Kids

:  very sad

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