Definition of broken-hearted in English:

broken-hearted

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adjective

  • Overwhelmed by grief or disappointment: the woman they left behind is broken-hearted
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    • 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.

Derivatives

broken-heartedness

noun
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  • From there can develop a real prayer of contrition, of repentance-with a little broken-heartedness and quite a lot of healthy shame.
  • I would say broken-heartedness comes basically from the trying experience of disappointment.
  • It gave the steadfastness a tremendous sense of tenderness and an ability to withstand pain, and the broken-heartedness took on the quality of an intense ability to feel something strongly.

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