from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Overwhelming sorrow, grief, or disappointment. See Synonyms at regret.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. overwhelming mental anguish or grief, especially that caused by loss or disappointment

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Crushing sorrow or grief; a yielding to such grief.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To break the heart of.
  • n. Overwhelming sorrow or grief. Also heartbreaking.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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