Simple Definition of heartbreaking
: causing great sadness, disappointment, etc.
Full Definition of heartbreaking
1 a : causing intense sorrow or distress b : extremely trying or difficult
2 : producing an intense emotional reaction or response <heartbreaking beauty>
heartbreakinglyplay \-kiŋ-lē\ adverb
Examples of heartbreaking in a sentence
She wrote a heartbreaking story about the death of her grandfather.
It was heartbreaking to know that there was nothing I could do.
The team suffered another heartbreaking defeat.
First Known Use of heartbreaking
Rhymes with heartbreaking
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HEARTBREAKING Defined for Kids
Definition of heartbreaking for Students
: causing great sorrow <a heartbreaking story>
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