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English definition of “heartbreak”

heartbreak

noun [U]     /ˈhɑːt.breɪk/ US  /ˈhɑːrt-/
feelings of great sadness or disappointment: The kidnap has caused the family months of heartbreak and suffering.Sadness and regret
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