heartbreak

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noun heart·break \ˈhärt-ˌbrāk\

Definition of heartbreak

  1. :  crushing grief, anguish, or distress

Examples of heartbreak in a sentence

  1. He recently suffered a string of romantic heartbreaks.

  2. I understand the heartbreak you must feel over your grandmother's death.

14th Century

First Known Use of heartbreak

14th century


HEARTBREAK Defined for English Language Learners

heartbreak

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noun heart·break \ˈhärt-ˌbrāk\

Definition of heartbreak for English Language Learners

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


HEARTBREAK Defined for Kids

heartbreak

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noun heart·break \ˈhärt-ˌbrāk\

Definition of heartbreak for Students

  1. :  very great or deep grief



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