Emotional anguish or grief, typically caused by the loss or absence of someone loved: the familiar pang of heartache [count noun]: a good friend understands your heartaches as well as your joys
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- How do you condense 11 years of fun and love and heartache, worries and accomplishments into a few words?
- The mind boggles at the possibilities, but the pain, heartache, and loss is still there.
- We were a one-man army on a one-man mission; causing heartache and grief to the ones we loved.