broken-hearted

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broken-hearted

[ˈbrəʊkənˈhɑːtɪd] ADJcon el corazón destrozado or partido

broken-hearted

[ˌbrəʊknˈhɑːtɪd] adjaffranto/a dal dolore, col cuore spezzato
to be broken-hearted → avere il cuore spezzato

broken

(ˈbrəukən) adjective
1. see break . a broken window; My watch is broken.
2. interrupted. broken sleep.
3. uneven. broken ground.
4. (of language) not fluent. He speaks broken English.
5. ruined. The children come from a broken home (= their parents are no longer living together).
ˌbroken-ˈhearted adjective
overcome by grief.
References in classic literature ?
Sick as he was, Dave resented being taken out, grunting and growling while the traces were unfastened, and whimpering broken-heartedly when he saw Sol-leks in the position he had held and served so long.
A plaid shawl borrowed from the washerwoman, a ragged scrubbing skirt borrowed from the charwoman, and a gray wig rented from a costumer for twenty-five cents a night, completed the outfit; for Edna had elected to be an old Irishwoman singing broken-heartedly after her wandering boy.