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brokenheartedness

Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being brokenhearted.

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  • n. intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)

Etymologies

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brokenhearted +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Otherwise, you will be launching a war on “brokenheartedness” and you all will kill off all your spouses.

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  • But all helpful shepherds must come to a place of brokenheartedness over our own arrogance and sin, if we are to be of any real help to brokenhearted people.

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  • The strangest disease I have seen in this country seems really to be brokenheartedness, and it attacks free men who have been captured and made slaves.

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  • Under Carter's loving hands and melodic reassurances, she gave vent to all her brokenheartedness.

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  • Opinion -- she knew -- would say, that having wilfully chosen a position outside morality she had not half the case for brokenheartedness she would have had if Fort had been her husband:

    Saint's Progress

  • Opinion -- she knew -- would say, that having wilfully chosen a position outside morality she had not half the case for brokenheartedness she would have had if Fort had been her husband: Opinion -- she knew -- would say she had no claim on him, and the sooner an illegal tie was broken, the better!

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  • I've had a rough time of it, in certain senses, all of my brokenheartedness.

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  • The fidelity he communicated in "I'll Be There," the brokenheartedness in "Maybe Tomorrow," the longing in "Never Can Say Goodbye" -- these were emotions children weren't supposed to have, but did, and Jackson gave them voice.

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  • "Almost as many died of sheer brokenheartedness, as on the battle-field!

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  • To tap into the brokenheartedness at the center of "Blue Valentine" (or "tuning into that frequency," as he puts it, Gosling looked at his own relationships (he dated "Notebook"

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