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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner that causes grief, anguish, or pain.

Usage examples (31)
  • Something warm and alive that looked heartrendingly like hope.
  • There are moments in the end that are just heartrendingly profound.
  • This looks like it will be absolutely, heartrendingly beautiful and awesome.
  • Both were heartrendingly withdrawn, with a silence that projected concealed pain. for more
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