heartache

  • 1Heartache — may refer to: *The emotional state of heartache, Love sickness * heart ache , the first EP released by jesu (band) * It s a Heartache , a song and album by Bonnie Tyler * Heartache (album) , an album featuring Erykah Badu *A short story by Anton… …

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  • 2Heartache — Heart ache ( [=a]k ), n. [Cf. AS. heortece.] Sorrow; anguish of mind; mental pang. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3heartache — 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 …

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  • 4heartache — heartache, heartbreak *sorrow, grief, anguish, woe, regret …

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  • 5heartache — [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 …

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  • 6heartache — ► NOUN ▪ emotional anguish or grief …

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  • 7heartache — [härt′āk΄] n. [OE heortece: see HEART & ACHE] sorrow or grief; mental anguish …

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  • 8heartache — [[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 …

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  • 9heartache — 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 …

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  • 10heartache — noun Date: 1602 anguish of mind ; sorrow …

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  • 11heartache — heartaching, adj. /hahrt ayk /, n. emotional pain or distress; sorrow; grief; anguish. [bef. 1000; ME hert ache, OE heort ece; see HEART, ACHE] * * * …

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  • 12heartache — noun Very sincere and difficult emotional problems or stress …

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  • 13heartache — Synonyms and related words: aching heart, affliction, agony, agony of mind, anguish, bale, bitterness, bleeding heart, broken heart, brokenheartedness, care, crushing, depression, depth of misery, desolation, despair, dole, extremity, grief,… …

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  • 14heartache — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sorrow, anguish. See dejection. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sorrow, despair, anguish; see grief 1 , regret . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. heartbreak, anguish, grief, sorrow, misery, sadness, despair …

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  • 15heartache — heart|ache [ˈha:teık US ˈha:rt ] n [U] a strong feeling of great sadness and anxiety …

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  • 16heartache — heart|ache [ hart,eık ] noun uncount MAINLY JOURNALISM great sadness or worry …

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  • 17heartache — n. anguish, sorrow, distress …

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  • 18heartache — noun emotional anguish or grief …

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  • 19heartache — n. Grief, sorrow, distress, anguish, affliction, woe, bitterness, dole, heartbreak, broken heart, heavy heart, bleeding heart …

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  • 20heartache — noun (U) a strong feeling of great sadness and anxiety …

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