What does heartrending mean?

Definitions for heartrending
ˈhɑrtˌrɛn dɪŋheartrend·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. 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

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How to say heartrending in sign language?

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  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.

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  • hjerteskjærendeNorwegian
  • го́рестный, душераздира́ющийRussian
  • hjärtskärande, hjärtslitandeSwedish

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