Heartbreaking - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhɑːrtbreɪkɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word heartbreaking
Brit.  |ˈhɑːtbreɪkɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word heartbreaking

adjective

- causing or marked by grief or anguish(syn: grievous, heartrending)

her sigh was heartbreaking

Examples

She wrote a heartbreaking story about the death of her grandfather.

It was heartbreaking to know that there was nothing I could do.

The team suffered another heartbreaking defeat.

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