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"heartrending" in British English

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heartrendingadjective

uk   /ˈhɑːtˌren.dɪŋ/ us   /ˈhɑːrtˌren.dɪŋ/
causing great sympathy or sadness: a heartrending story
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(Definition of heartrending from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"heartrending" in American English

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heartrendingadjective

us   /ˈhɑrtˌren·dɪŋ/
making you feel great sympathy or sadness: The pictures of starving children on television were heartrending.
(Definition of heartrending from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “heartrending”
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人同情的, 令人悲伤的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人同情的, 令人悲傷的…
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