heartbroken


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heart·bro·ken

 (härt′brō′kən)
adj.
Suffering from or exhibiting overwhelming sorrow, grief, or disappointment.

heart′bro′ken·ly adv.

heartbroken

(ˈhɑːtˌbrəʊkən)
adj
suffering from intense grief
ˈheartˌbrokenly adv
ˈheartˌbrokenness n

heart•bro•ken

(ˈhɑrtˌbroʊ kən)

adj.
crushed with sorrow or grief.
[1580–90]
heart′bro`ken•ly, adv.
heart′bro`ken•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heartbroken - full of sorrow
sorrowful - experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; "sorrowful widows"; "a sorrowful tale of death and despair"; "sorrowful news"; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13

heartbroken

Translations
مَحْزون، مُنْكَسِر القَلْبمَكْسُورُ القَلْب
se zlomeným srdcemzarmoucený
fortvivletulykkelig
murheellinen
slomljena srca
megtört szívű
harmi lostinn; í ástarsorg
悲嘆に暮れた
비탄에 잠긴
förtvivlad
อกหัก
kalbi kırıkçok üzgün
thất tình

heartbroken

[ˈhɑːtˌbrəʊkən] ADJacongojado, desconsolado
she was heartbroken about itestaba desconsolada

heartbroken

[ˈhɑːrtbrəʊkən] adj
to be heartbroken → avoir un immense chagrin

heartbroken

[ˈhɑːtˌbrəʊkn] adjaffranto/a
to be heartbroken → avere il cuore spezzato

heart

(haːt) noun
1. the organ which pumps blood through the body. How fast does a person's heart beat?; (also adjective) heart disease; a heart specialist.
2. the central part. I live in the heart of the city; in the heart of the forest; the heart of a lettuce; Let's get straight to the heart of the matter/problem.
3. the part of the body where one's feelings, especially of love, conscience etc are imagined to arise. She has a kind heart; You know in your heart that you ought to go; She has no heart (= She is not kind).
4. courage and enthusiasm. The soldiers were beginning to lose heart.
5. a symbol supposed to represent the shape of the heart; a white dress with little pink hearts on it; heart-shaped.
6. one of the playing-cards of the suit hearts, which have red symbols of this shape on them.
-hearted
kind-hearted; hard-hearted; broken-hearted.
ˈhearten verb
to encourage or cheer up. We were greatly heartened by the good news.
ˈheartless adjective
cruel; very unkind. a heartless remark.
ˈheartlessly adverb
ˈheartlessness noun
hearts noun plural
(sometimes treated as noun singular) one of the four card suits. the two of hearts.
ˈhearty adjective
1. very friendly. a hearty welcome.
2. enthusiastic. a hearty cheer.
3. very cheerful; too cheerful. a hearty person/laugh.
4. (of meals) large. He ate a hearty breakfast.
5. (of a person's appetite) large.
ˈheartily adverb
ˈheartiness noun
ˈheartache noun
(a feeling of) great sadness.
heart attack
a sudden failure of the heart to function correctly, sometimes causing death. My father has had a slight heart attack.
ˈheartbeat noun
(the sound of) the regular movement of the heart.
ˈheartbreak noun
(something which causes) great sorrow. I have suffered many heartbreaks in my life.
ˈheartbroken adjective
feeling very great sorrow. a heartbroken widow.
ˈheartburn noun
a burning feeling in the chest caused by indigestion. She suffers from heartburn after meals.
heart failure
the sudden stopping of the heart's beating. the old man died of heart failure.
ˈheartfelt adjective
sincere. heartfelt thanks.
ˌheart-to-ˈheart adjective
open and sincere, usually in private. I'm going to have a heart-to-heart talk with him.
noun
an open and sincere talk, usually in private. After our heart-to-heart I felt more cheerful.
ˈheart-warming adjective
causing a person to feel pleasure. It was heart-warming to see the happiness of the children.
at heart
really; basically. He seems rather stern but he is at heart a very kind man.
break someone's heart
to cause someone great sorrow. If you leave her, it'll break her heart.
by heart
from memory; by memorizing. The children know their multiplication tables by heart; Actors must learn their speeches (off) by heart.
from the bottom of one's heart
very sincerely. She thanked him from the bottom of her heart.
have a change of heart
to change a decision etc, usually to a better, kinder one. He's had a change of heart – he's going to help us after all.
have a heart!
show some pity!.
have at heart
to have a concern for or interest in. He has the interest of his workers at heart.
heart and soul
with all one's attention and energy. She devoted herself heart and soul to caring for her husband.
lose heart
to become discouraged.
not have the heart to
not to want or be unkind enough to (do something unpleasant). I don't have the heart to tell him that everyone laughed at his suggestions.
set one's heart on / have one's heart set on
to want very much. He had set his heart on winning the prize; He had his heart set on winning.
take heart
to become encouraged or more confident.
take to heart
1. to be made very sad or upset by. You mustn't take his unkind remarks to heart.
2. to pay attention to. He's taken my criticism to heart – his work has improved.
to one's heart's content
as much as one wants. She could play in the big garden to her heart's content.
with all one's heart
very willingly or sincerely. I hope with all my heart that you will be happy.

heartbroken

مَكْسُورُ القَلْب zarmoucený fortvivlet untröstlich συντετριμμένος desconsolado murheellinen cœur brisé slomljena srca addolorato 悲嘆に暮れた 비탄에 잠긴 diepbedroefd sønderknust ze złamanym sercem desiludido с разбитым сердцем förtvivlad อกหัก kalbi kırık thất tình 悲伤的
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One evening after she had been there for more than six weeks and was heartbroken because of the continued air of coldness with which she was always greeted, she burst into tears.
Jurgis walked home-with his pittance of pay in his pocket, heartbroken, overwhelmed.
I can't explain it; I can only tell you that I began to think of Norah by day, and to dream of Norah by night, till I was almost heartbroken.
Oh, from some heartbroken waiting woman, some desponding GRISETTE; from Madame de Chevreuse's chambermaid, perhaps, who was obliged to return to Tours with her mistress, and who, in order to appear smart and attractive, stole some perfumed paper, and sealed her letter with a duchess's coronet.
And, at the thought of the tragedy he had witnessed, he flung himself heartbroken into his mother's comforting arms.
I picture heartbroken lovers parting forever at lonely wayside stiles, while the sad twilight deepens around them, and only the tinkling of a distant sheep-bell breaks the sorrow-laden silence.
But seriously we are as dear to each other as sisters, and now that I am going to lose her I am almost heartbroken.
Scotty wept over his poor old mother in Edinburgh--a lady, he insisted, gently born-- who was in reduced circumstances, who had pinched herself to pay the lump sum to the ship-owners for his apprenticeship, whose sacrificing dream had been to see him a merchantman officer and a gentleman, and who was heartbroken because he had deserted his ship in Australia and joined another as a common sailor before the mast.
I felt so heartbroken that I wouldn't say my prayers when I went to bed.
Marilla, listening fearfully outside the door, heard a pitiful, heartbroken moan, and fled to the kitchen where Susan was weeping.
The rain, the wind, the darkness he knew; he understood the bleating of the sheep, and he remembered the pain of his wretchedness and misery, his heartbroken as- tonishment that it was neither seen nor understood, his dismay at finding all the men angry and all the women fierce.
The poor Marionette was heartbroken at reading these words.