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heart-rend·ingor heart·rend·ing (härt′rĕn′dĭng)
Causing anguish or deep distress; arousing deep sympathy.
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causing or expressing intense grief, anguish, or distress.
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|Adj.||1.||heartrending - causing or marked by grief or anguish; "a grievous loss"; "a grievous cry"; "her sigh was heartbreaking"; "the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter"|
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
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heartrending[ˈhɑːtˌrendɪŋ] ADJ → desgarrador, que parte el corazón
it was heartrending to see them → se me partía el corazón de verlos
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heartrending[ˈhɑːtˌrɛndɪŋ] adj → straziante
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