Definition of heartache
: anguish of mind : sorrow
Examples of heartache in a Sentence
I've had more than my share of heartaches in my life.
the heartache she felt when she saw the innocent victims of the war
Recent Examples of heartache from the Web
Mary Kay Andrews blends heartache and hilarity in a story line filled with surprises.
In about an hour, the evening news will air and we’ll be reminded of division, race wars, political mud-slinging, shootings and other heartaches.
Bonin imposed the sentence after hearing a brief statement from Fallon Roche, who described the heartache her family has felt since the murder of her brother.
My greatest heartache eventually became my Kevlar shield.
Just love her and know that loving a child often involves heartache and even heartbreak.
Honeyed timbres support their back-road-folk influences in songs about heartache and home towns.
Takeaway: Why should other versions of you experience the love, endure the heartache and generally live all of your possible lives?
After a whole lot of heartache that was the 2016 campaign, Ryan got his wish: The electoral college handed a win to a Republican president who was behind in the polls, and voters let Republicans keep their majorities in Congress.
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First Known Use of heartache
HEARTACHE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heartache for English Language Learners
: a strong feeling of sadness
HEARTACHE Defined for Kids
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