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brokenhearted

[broh-kuh n-hahr-tid] /ˈbroʊ kənˈhɑr tɪd/
adjective
1.
burdened with great sorrow, grief, or disappointment.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30
Related forms
brokenheartedly, adverb
brokenheartedness, noun
Synonyms
heartsick, heartbroken, despondent, dejected.
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Examples for brokenhearted
  • His ability to heal the brokenhearted was more than an admired political attribute.
  • He had been divorced years before, but was still brokenhearted about it.
British Dictionary definitions for brokenhearted

brokenhearted

/ˌbrəʊkənˈhɑːtɪd/
adjective
1.
overwhelmed by grief or disappointment
Derived Forms
brokenheartedly, adverb
brokenheartedness, noun
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