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

Definition of heartbroken

  1. :  overcome by sorrow

Examples of heartbroken in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of heartbroken

1572


HEARTBROKEN Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of heartbroken for English Language Learners

  • : filled with great sadness


HEARTBROKEN Defined for Kids

heartbroken

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

Definition of heartbroken for Students

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



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