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Meaning of HEARTBREAKING

Pronunciation:  'hârt`breyking

WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: [adj]  causing or marked by grief or anguish; "a grievous loss"; "a grievous cry"; "her sigh was heartbreaking"; "the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter"
 
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 Synonyms: grievous, heartrending, sorrowful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Heart"break`ing\, a.
Causing overpowering sorrow.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: afflictive, agonizing, calamitous, consuming, desolating, dire, distressing, excruciating, grievous, harrowing, heartrending, heartsickening, heartwounding, lamentable, racking, regrettable, rending, tormenting, torturous, unfortunate
 

 

 

 

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