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brokenhearted

[broh-kuh n-hahr-tid] /ˈbroʊ kənˈhɑr tɪd/
adjective
1.
burdened with great sorrow, grief, or disappointment.
Origin of brokenhearted
1520-1530
First recorded in 1520-30
Related forms
brokenheartedly, adverb
brokenheartedness, noun
Synonyms
heartsick, heartbroken, despondent, dejected.
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brokenhearted

/ˌbrəʊkənˈhɑːtɪd/
adjective
1.
overwhelmed by grief or disappointment
Derived Forms
brokenheartedly, adverb
brokenheartedness, noun
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