What does the word heartbroken mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Overwhelmingly grieved.

Usage examples for heartbroken

  1. They are very quaint, and kept by poor folks for poor folks; but to the dazed eyes of Findelkind they looked like a forbidden paradise, for he was so hungry and so heartbroken, and he had never seen any bigger place than little Zirl. – Bimbi by Louise de la Ramee
  2. I hope you will, because if you do not, I shall be heartbroken, and you wouldn't want me that way, would you, Auntie Sue? – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright