brokenhearted

[broh-kuhn-hahr-tid]
adjective
burdened with great sorrow, grief, or disappointment.

Origin:
1520–30

brokenheartedly, adverb
brokenheartedness, noun


heartsick, heartbroken, despondent, dejected.
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brokenhearted (ˌbrəʊkənˈhɑːtɪd)
 
adj
overwhelmed by grief or disappointment
 
broken'heartedly
 
adv
 
broken'heartedness
 
n

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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.
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