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Definition 1: causing or marked by grief or anguish - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where heartbreaking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a grievous loss
  • a grievous cry
  • her sigh was heartbreaking
  • the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter

Synonyms for heartbreaking in the sense of this definition

(heartbreaking is similar to ...) 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"

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