heart-wrenching

adjective

Definition of heart-wrenching

: very sad a heart-wrenching story

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“Heart-wrenching.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heart-wrenching. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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