great sorrow, grief, or anguish.
intense and overwhelming grief, esp through disappointment in love
1580s, from heart + break (n.). Related: Heartbreaking.
[hahrt-brey-king] /ˈhɑrtˌbreɪ kɪŋ/ adjective 1. causing intense anguish or sorrow. /ˈhɑːtˌbreɪkɪŋ/ adjective 1. extremely sad, disappointing, or pitiful
[hahrt-broh-kuh n] /ˈhɑrtˌbroʊ kən/ adjective 1. crushed with sorrow or grief. /ˈhɑːtˌbrəʊkən/ adjective 1. suffering from intense grief adj. 1580s, present participle of heartbreak.
[hahrt-bur-ning] /ˈhɑrtˌbɜr nɪŋ/ noun 1. rankling discontent, especially from envy or jealousy; grudge.
[hahrt-burn] /ˈhɑrtˌbɜrn/ noun 1. an uneasy burning sensation in the stomach, typically extending toward the esophagus, and sometimes associated with the eructation of an acid fluid. 2. bitter jealousy; envy. /ˈhɑːtˌbɜːn/ noun 1. a burning sensation beneath the breastbone caused by irritation of the oesophagus, as from regurgitation of the contents of the stomach Technical […]