What does heartrending mean?

Definitions for heartrending
ˈhɑrtˌrɛn dɪŋheartrend·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word heartrending.

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"

Wiktionary

  1. heartrending(Adjective)

    That causes great grief, anguish or distress

  2. heartrending(Adjective)

    That elicits deep sympathy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heartrending(adj)

    causing intense grief; overpowering with anguish; very distressing

How to pronounce heartrending?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say heartrending in sign language?

  1. heartrending

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heartrending in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heartrending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of heartrending in a Sentence

  1. Brandi Hephner LaBanc:

    The circumstances of the accident, coming on the eve of Commencement, make it even more heartrending. We offer our prayers for Robert Byrd, Robert Byrd extended family and their friends and will do everything we can to offer support and comfort during this time.

Images & Illustrations of heartrending

  1. heartrendingheartrendingheartrendingheartrendingheartrending

Popularity rank by frequency of use

heartrending#100000#183008#333333

Translations for heartrending

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • hjerteskjærendeNorwegian
  • го́рестный, душераздира́ющийRussian
  • hjärtskärande, hjärtslitandeSwedish

Get even more translations for heartrending »

Translation

Find a translation for the heartrending definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these heartrending definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"heartrending." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 20 Nov. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/heartrending>.

Are we missing a good definition for heartrending? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for heartrending:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.