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heartbreaking

[hahrt-brey-king] /ˈhɑrtˌbreɪ kɪŋ/
adjective
1.
causing intense anguish or sorrow.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; heartbreak + -ing2
Related forms
heartbreakingly, adverb
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heartbreaking

/ˈhɑːtˌbreɪkɪŋ/
adjective
1.
extremely sad, disappointing, or pitiful
Derived Forms
heartbreakingly, adverb
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