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heartbroken

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adjective heart·bro·ken \-ˌbrō-kən\

Simple Definition of heartbroken

  • : filled with great sadness

Full Definition of heartbroken

  1. :  overcome by sorrow

Examples of heartbroken

  1. <not as heartbroken over missing out on the trip to New York as I thought she would be>

  2. <was utterly heartbroken when his pet dog died>



Circa 1586

First Known Use of heartbroken

circa 1586


HEARTBROKEN Defined for Kids

heartbroken

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adjective heart·bro·ken \ˈhärt-ˌbrō-kən\

Definition of heartbroken

  1. :  overcome by sorrow <… he ran away because he was heartbroken. — Beverly Cleary, Henry Huggins>





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