What does heartbreaking mean?

Definitions for heartbreaking
ˈhɑrtˌbreɪ kɪŋheart·break·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grievous, heartbreaking, heartrending(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"


  1. heartbreaking(Noun)

    The breaking of a heart; great grief, anguish or distress.

  2. heartbreaking(Adjective)

    That causes great grief, anguish or distress.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heartbreaking(adj)

    causing overpowering sorrow

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heartbreaking in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heartbreaking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of heartbreaking in a Sentence

  1. Jeb Bush:

    Just the heartbreaking nature of someone who you love with all your heart who is afflicted with addiction -- or even worse dies -- is just.

  2. President Obama:

    Obviously this is something that is heartbreaking for the family and we want to make sure we do anything we can to make sure that any American citizen is rescued from this situation.

  3. Valerie Wilson:

    I really want a family, it really is heartbreaking because these kids are in institutionalized homes ; they are n’t getting the families that they deserve.

  4. Clive Davis:

    Of course it's heartbreaking to see the family go through this pain once again.

  5. Jesse Sims:

    It's still fresh for everybody, it's going to be heartwarming and heartbreaking at the same time.

Images & Illustrations of heartbreaking

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