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Meaning of HEARTRENDING

Pronunciation:  'hârt`rending

 
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"
 

HEARTRENDING is a 12 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: grievous, heartbreaking, sorrowful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Heart"rend`ing\, a.
Causing intense grief; overpowering with anguish; very
distressing.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affecting, afflictive, agonizing, calamitous, consuming, desolating, dire, distressing, doleful, excruciating, grievous, harrowing, heartbreaking, heartsickening, heartwounding, lamentable, moving, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, racking, regrettable, rending, tormenting, torturous, touching, unfortunate
 

 

 

 

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