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heartbroken

[hahrt-broh-kuh n] /ˈhɑrtˌbroʊ kən/
adjective
1.
crushed with sorrow or grief.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; heart + broken
Related forms
heartbrokenly, adverb
heartbrokenness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for heart-broken

heartbroken

/ˈhɑːtˌbrəʊkən/
adjective
1.
suffering from intense grief
Derived Forms
heartbrokenly, adverb
heartbrokenness, noun
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Word Origin and History for heart-broken

heartbroken

adj.

1580s, present participle of heartbreak.

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