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heartrending

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2 hard to accept or bear especially emotionally
  • a heartrending choice between saving his daughter or his son

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4 deserving of one's pity
  • the heartrending sight of a starving child holding out his hands for food

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The first known use of heartrending was in 1621

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“Heartrending.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heartrending. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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