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heartbreak

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːtbreɪk
 
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Definition of heartbreak in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Overwhelming distress: an unforgettable tale of joy and heartbreak
More example sentences
  • 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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Words that rhyme with heartbreak

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