Definition of heartbreak in English:

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heartbreak

Pronunciation: /ˈhärtˌbrāk/

noun

Overwhelming distress: an unforgettable tale of joy and heartbreak
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  • He was quite simply helping out people he both knew and liked in a time of great distress and heartbreak.
  • This was what had caused me so much heartbreak and pain those first few weeks.
  • She has suffered heartbreak, both on and off the field, and has come through it all with dignity and strength.

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Syllabification: heart·break

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