Definition of broken-hearted in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbrōkənˈhärdəd/


Overwhelmed by grief or disappointment.
Example sentences
  • It may affect Professor A very deeply - indeed, he may die of broken-hearted disappointment at the loss of his fellow-believers.
  • I Know It's Over topped a poll of tunes which people turn to when they are depressed, broken-hearted or just having a bad day.
  • Have no expectations… We don't want you to be disappointed or broken-hearted if your chosen loved one doesn't come through.

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Syllabification: bro·ken-heart·ed

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