Definition of heartache in English:

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heartache

Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːteɪk/

noun

[mass noun]
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.
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