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broken heart

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noun
  1. despair; disillusionment; devastating sorrow, especially from disappointment in love.
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Origin of broken heart

First recorded in 1825–35
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heartachemelancholysorrowpoignancymourninggriefheartbreakhopelessnessmiseryanguishagonysufferingbitternesssadnesstormentdespairpangpainwoeremorse

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