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 ?
When she got into bed she buried her face in the pillow and wept brokenheartedly. "What is the matter with me?
"I'm more like you than her," he says almost brokenheartedly to his father in a rare moment of bonding between the two.