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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death).

Usage examples (35)
  • The heartache is so hard - I think it is the unconditional love that is so hard to let go of.
  • Lansens's portrait of a woman who hides behind the Kenmore as protection from life's heartache is earthy and primal in its pain. ...
  • And I think that her heartache was the same as mine;
  • Many days passed between 3-18-68 to 012/96 .... all, I know, in heartache. for more
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