brokenhearted


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bro·ken·heart·ed

 (brō′kən-här′tĭd)
adj.
Grievously sad.

brokenhearted

(ˌbrəʊkənˈhɑːtɪd)
adj
overwhelmed by grief or disappointment
ˌbrokenˈheartedly adv
ˌbrokenˈheartedness n

bro•ken•heart•ed

(ˈbroʊ kənˈhɑr tɪd)

adj.
suffering from great sorrow, grief, or disappointment; heartbroken.
[1520–30]
bro′ken•heart′ed•ly, adv.
bro′ken•heart′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.brokenhearted - 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
References in classic literature ?
She lavished tears and loving caresses upon him privately, and then went away with her owner-- went away brokenhearted, and yet proud to do it.
Brokenhearted granddaughter Demi and Ged xxx Goodnight granddad Eddie, I will mind your shed and look after nanny for you.
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He was signed to Berry Gordy's Motown Records, and had a string of hits in the 1960s, including ''What Becomes of the Brokenhearted,'' which became a Top 10 pop hit.
From your brokenhearted daughter Joanne, son-in-law Darren and grandsons Darren, Mason and James xxxxx.
In a statement his parents said their son was brokenhearted and full of remorse.
SUNDAY SERMON He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
But it isn't afraid to be corny (the brokenhearted rodeo clown ditty ``Funny Bone'') or silly (``Analog Girl'' -- she's old-fashioned, y'know?
I'm brokenhearted," Richard Land, of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, told The New York Times.
Critics called it "painful, blatant, noisy and eminently repulsive" and the composer died brokenhearted three months later.
She ultimately returns to run with Diana, replacing her red velvet for white lycra, but not before one last passionate pas de deux in the arms of her brokenhearted Aminta who, in a state of despair and loss, performs a dazzlingly executed final solo.
Temptations Ron Tyson, Terry Weeks and Cameron trade off electrifying lead vocals on "Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye)," a 1973 R&B #1 from Gladys Knight & The Pips; and on "What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted," originally a 1966 Top 10 Pop and R&B hit for Jimmy Ruffin, brother of former Temp David Ruffin.