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English definition of “broken-hearted”

broken-hearted

adjective     /ˌbrəʊ.kənˈhɑː.tɪd/ US  /ˌbroʊ.kənˈhɑːr.t̬ɪd/
extremely unhappy : She was broken-hearted when her boyfriend left her.Feeling sad and unhappy broken heart     noun [C] a feeling of great sadness , especially when someone you love dies or does not love you: They say he died of a broken heart .Sadness and regret
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