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brokenhearted

[broh-kuh n-hahr-tid]
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adjective
  1. burdened with great sorrow, grief, or disappointment.
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Origin of brokenhearted

First recorded in 1520–30
Related formsbro·ken·heart·ed·ly, adverbbro·ken·heart·ed·ness, noun

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heartsick, heartbroken, despondent, dejected.
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brokenhearted

adjective
  1. overwhelmed by grief or disappointment
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Derived Formsbrokenheartedly, adverbbrokenheartedness, noun
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