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The synonyms of “Heartbroken” are: brokenhearted, heartsick, anguished, suffering, grieving, grief-stricken, inconsolable, crushed, shattered, desolate, despairing
Heartbroken as an Adjective
Definitions of "Heartbroken" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “heartbroken” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Suffering from overwhelming distress.
- Full of sorrow.
Synonyms of "Heartbroken" as an adjective (11 Words)
|anguished||Experiencing intense pain especially mental pain.|
An anguished conscience.
|brokenhearted||Full of sorrow.|
|crushed||(of cloth or paper) creased or crumpled.|
|desolate||(of a place) uninhabited and giving an impression of bleak emptiness.|
A desolate Pennine moor.
|despairing||Arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope.|
A despairing view of the world situation.
|grief-stricken||Sorrowful through loss or deprivation.|
|grieving||Sorrowful through loss or deprivation.|
|heartsick||Full of sorrow.|
Too heartsick to fight back.
|inconsolable||(of a person or their grief) not able to be comforted or alleviated.|
Inconsolable when her son died.
|shattered||Ruined or disrupted.|
Our shattered dreams of peace and prosperity.
|suffering||Troubled by pain or loss.|
A message of hope for suffering humanity.
Usage Examples of "Heartbroken" as an adjective
- He was heartbroken at the thought of leaving the house.