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heartache

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈhɑːt.eɪk/ us    /ˈhɑːrt-/ literary
feelings of great sadness: You've caused me nothing but heartache. She writes about the joys and heartaches of bringing up children.Sadness and regret
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