[ hahrt-eyk ]
/ ˈhɑrtˌeɪk /
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emotional pain or distress; sorrow; grief; anguish.
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OTHER WORDS FROM heartacheheartaching, adjective
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How to use heartache in a sentence
At the end of that time I shall have finished my reading—yes, we will do it, and this heartaching will be over.The Return of the Native|Thomas Hardy
British Dictionary definitions for heartache
/ (ˈhɑːtˌeɪk) /
intense anguish or mental suffering
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