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Synonyms for heartrending
ˈhɑrtˌrɛn dɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grievous, heartbreaking, heartrending(adj)

    causing or marked by grief or anguish

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

    Synonyms:
    serious, life-threatening, atrocious, flagitious, severe, weighty, grave, heartbreaking, monstrous, grievous, dangerous, heavy

    Antonyms:
    joyful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    heartbreaking

How to pronounce heartrending?

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How to use heartrending in a sentence?

  1. Brandi Hephner LaBanc:

    The circumstances of the accident, coming on the eve of Commencement, make it even more heartrending. We offer our prayers for Robert Byrd, Robert Byrd extended family and their friends and will do everything we can to offer support and comfort during this time.


Translations for heartrending

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  • hjerteskjærendeNorwegian
  • го́рестный, душераздира́ющийRussian
  • hjärtskärande, hjärtslitandeSwedish

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