heartbreak


heart·break

noun \ˈhärt-ˌbrāk\

: a very strong feeling of sadness, disappointment, etc.

Full Definition of HEARTBREAK

:  crushing grief, anguish, or distress

Examples of HEARTBREAK

  1. He recently suffered a string of romantic heartbreaks.
  2. <I understand the heartbreak you must feel over your grandmother's death.>

First Known Use of HEARTBREAK

14th century

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