HEARTBROKEN: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for HEARTBROKEN?

Need another word that means the same as “heartbroken”? Find 11 synonyms for “heartbroken” in this overview.

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)

anguishedExperiencing intense pain especially mental pain.
An anguished conscience.
brokenheartedFull of sorrow.
crushed(of cloth or paper) creased or crumpled.
Crushed velvet.
desolate(of a place) uninhabited and giving an impression of bleak emptiness.
A desolate Pennine moor.
despairingArising from or marked by despair or loss of hope.
A despairing view of the world situation.
grief-strickenSorrowful through loss or deprivation.
grievingSorrowful through loss or deprivation.
heartsickFull 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.
shatteredRuined or disrupted.
Our shattered dreams of peace and prosperity.
sufferingTroubled 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.

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