Definition of Heartbroken

1. Adjective. Full of sorrow.

Exact synonyms: Brokenhearted, Heartsick
Similar to: Sorrowful
Derivative terms: Brokenheartedness, Heartsickness



Definition of Heartbroken

1. a. Overcome by crushing sorrow; deeply grieved.

Definition of Heartbroken

1. Adjective. Suffering from sorrow, especially after a failed romance ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heartbroken

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Heartbroken

1. Overcome by crushing sorrow; deeply grieved. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heartbroken

heartachy
heartake
heartbalm
heartbeat
heartbeatlike
heartbeats
heartbond
heartbreak
heartbreaker
heartbreakers
heartbreaking
heartbreakingly
heartbreakingness
heartbreakings
heartbreaks
heartbroken (current term)
heartbrokenly
heartbrokenness
heartburn
heartburned
heartburning
heartburnings
heartburns
heartcare
heartcut
heartcuts
heartcutting
heartdear
heartdeep
hearte

Literary usage of Heartbroken

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1. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"I wish to mention, in justice to myself, that it was not my fault, and that I am quite exhausted and heartbroken. Need I say more? ..."

2. The Life of Gustavus Vaughan Brooke, Tragedian by William John Lawrence (1892)
"... in England and the Colonies—The Poolbeg Memorial Lifeboat : an Ephemeral Memento—Avonia Jones heartbroken—Appears at the Surrey in East Lynnc—Returns to ..."

3. "Tell it All": the Story of a Life's Experience in Mormonism: An Autobiography by T. B. H. Stenhouse (1878)
"... Divided Household—Seeking Sympathy—The forsaken Wife—The change which Polygamy produced in a Husband—Comforting a heartbroken Wife—Dark thoughts—Waiting ..."

4. Paris Days and London Nights by Alice Ziska Snyder, Milton Valentine Snyder (1921)
"CHAPTER XIII Weary and heartbroken Refugees from War Zone Reach Paris —Little Children just out of Cradle Victims of German Advance—Praise for Red Cross ..."

5. Paris Days and London Nights by Alice Ziska Snyder, Milton Valentine Snyder (1921)
"CHAPTER XIII Weary and heartbroken Refugees from War Zone Reach Paris —Little Children just out of Cradle Victims of German Advance—Praise for Red Cross ..."

6. Landmarks of Detroit a History of the City by Robert Budd Ross, George Byron Catlin, Clarence Monroe Burton (1898)
"... of Louisiana—His Apparent Promotion is a Scheme of His Enemies—They Confiscate His Property and He Returns to France Ruined and heartbroken—1710-1720. ..."

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