heartache


heart·ache

noun \ˈhärt-ˌāk\

: a strong feeling of sadness

Full Definition of HEARTACHE

:  anguish of mind :  sorrow

Examples of HEARTACHE

  1. I've had more than my share of heartaches in my life.
  2. <the heartache she felt when she saw the innocent victims of the war>

First Known Use of HEARTACHE

1602

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