Heartache
Heartache Heart"ache` (-[=a]k`), n. [Cf. AS. heortece.] Sorrow; anguish of mind; mental pang. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • heartache — O.E. heortece, in the sense of a physical pain; c.1600 in sense of anguish of mind; from HEART (Cf. heart) + ACHE (Cf. ache). O.E. did, however, have heartsarnes grief, lit. heart soreness …   Etymology dictionary

  • heartache — heartache, heartbreak *sorrow, grief, anguish, woe, regret …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • heartache — [n] anguish, sorrow affliction, agony, bitterness, broken heart, dejection, depression, despair, despondency, distress, dolor, grief, heartbreak, heavy heart, hurting, misery, pang, remorse, sadness, suffering, torment, torture; concept 410 …   New thesaurus

  • heartache — ► NOUN ▪ emotional anguish or grief …   English terms dictionary

  • heartache — [härt′āk΄] n. [OE heortece: see HEART & ACHE] sorrow or grief; mental anguish …   English World dictionary

  • heartache — [[t]hɑ͟ː(r)teɪk[/t]] heartaches also heart ache N VAR Heartache is very great sadness and emotional suffering. ...after suffering the heartache of her divorce from her first husband. ...all the joys and heartaches of parenthood …   English dictionary

  • heartache — noun a life of heartache Syn: anguish, grief, suffering, distress, unhappiness, misery, sorrow, sadness, heartbreak, via dolorosa, pain, hurt, agony, angst, despondency, despair, woe, desolation Ant …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • heartache — noun Date: 1602 anguish of mind ; sorrow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heartache — heartaching, adj. /hahrt ayk /, n. emotional pain or distress; sorrow; grief; anguish. [bef. 1000; ME hert ache, OE heort ece; see HEART, ACHE] * * * …   Universalium

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