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English definition of “your heart aches”

your heart aches

If your heart aches, you feel sad or feel sympathy and sadness for the suffering of other people: His heart ached with pity for her.Sympathy and compassion
(Definition of your heart aches from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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