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brokenhearted

[ broh-kuhn-hahr-tid ]
/ ˈbroʊ kənˈhɑr tɪd /
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adjective
burdened with great sorrow, grief, or disappointment.
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Origin of brokenhearted

First recorded in 1520–30

OTHER WORDS FROM brokenhearted

bro·ken·heart·ed·ly, adverbbro·ken·heart·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for brokenhearted

brokenhearted
/ (ˌbrəʊkənˈhɑːtɪd) /

adjective
overwhelmed by grief or disappointment

Derived forms of brokenhearted

brokenheartedly, adverbbrokenheartedness, noun
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