(Of a person) suffering from overwhelming distress; very upset: he was heartbroken at the thought of leaving the house
More example sentences
- A devastated mum is heartbroken after thieves stole a tender tribute from her daughter's grave.
- We accept that Thomas died but we can't accept his suffering and we are all heartbroken.
- You cannot live well without a friend, and if Jesus is not your best friend, you will end up being heartbroken and desolate.