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Synonyms for heartbreaking
ˈhɑrtˌbreɪ kɪŋheart·break·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grievous, heartbreaking, heartrendingadjective

    causing or marked by grief or anguish

    "a grievous loss"; "a grievous cry"; "her sigh was heartbreaking"; "the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter"

    serious, life-threatening, atrocious, flagitious, severe, weighty, grave, monstrous, heartrending, grievous, dangerous, heavy


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  1. List of paraphrases for "heartbreaking":

    heartrending, heart-wrenching, upsetting

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  1. Kevin Frazier:

    This wasn't a celebrity funeral. This was a little girl and they (the family) can't understand why we're back here so soon, it was sad, it was heartbreaking, nothing like anybody should ever experience.

  2. Charlize Theron:

    Yeah, it's a little heartbreaking, for sure, i really love that character, and I'm so grateful that I had a small part in creating her. She will forever be someone I think of and reflect on fondly.

  3. Prosecutor Ronald Gale:

    This has been a very emotional case, and the evidence and testimony has been by turns gruesome and disturbing and just heartbreaking.

  4. Ben Sasse:

    Jeffrey Epstein is a monster and his victims deserve justice, ... The fact that its taken this long to get this far is heartbreaking and infuriating. The Department of Justice should use this opportunity to reopen its non-prosecution agreement so that Epstein and anyone else who abused these children are held accountable.

  5. Hunter Biden:

    I've never missed a rally for my dad. The notion that I'm not standing next to him in Philadelphia, next to the Rocky statue, it's heartbreaking for me, it's killing me and it's killing him. Dad says, 'Be here.' Mom says, 'Be here.' But at what cost?

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