from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Overwhelming sorrow, grief, or disappointment. synonym: regret.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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


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