Definition of Brokenheartedness

1. Noun. Intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death).

Exact synonyms: Grief, Heartache, Heartbreak
Generic synonyms: Sorrow
Specialized synonyms: Dolor, Dolour
Derivative terms: Brokenhearted



Definition of Brokenheartedness

1. Noun. The quality of being brokenhearted. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brokenheartedness

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broken the fourth wall
broken time
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Literary usage of Brokenheartedness

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1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1878)
"Brokenheartedness does not always attack what Mantegazza is pleased to call our “sponge.” It is the weakest organ that gives way. Also, the Professor would ..."

2. The History of Rome by Barthold George Niebur, Julius Charles Hare, William Smith, Connop Thirlwall, Leonhard Schmitz (1860)
"... yet the curses against the pride of the enemy were mingled with brokenheartedness. Then one of the generals spoke thus before the diet of the country: . ..."

3. The History of Rome by Barthold Georg Niebuhr, William Smith, Leonhard Schmitz, Julius Charles Hare, Connop Thirlwall (1851)
"... rage and hatred threw all other feelings into oblivion; yet the curses against the pride of the enemy were mingled with brokenheartedness. ..."

4. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, Sir W Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1885)
"All the brokenheartedness of parents who year by year watch the failure of all their efforts to lead some misguided child to well-doing; all the crushing ..."

5. Marion Harland's Autobiography: The Story of a Long Life by Marion Harland (1910)
""Almost as many died of sheer brokenheartedness, as on the battle-field! That's an account somebody has got to settle some day, if there is any justice in ..."

6. The Pioneers, Preachers and People of the Mississippi Valley by William Henry Milburn (1860)
"... had destroyed health of body and mind together, and when the wretched father met him, he had sunk from brokenheartedness into lunacy. ..."

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