Broken-hearted Bro"ken-heart`ed, a. Having the spirits depressed or crushed by grief or despair. [1913 Webster]

She left her husband almost broken-hearted. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Disconsolable; heart-broken; inconsolable; comfortless; woe-begone; forlorn. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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