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mental anguish or pain caused by loss or despair

Synonyms for heartache

intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)

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Pocket being justly celebrated for giving most excellent practical advice, and for having a clear and sound perception of things and a highly judicious mind, I had some notion in my heartache of begging him to accept my confidence.
She was carrying an armful of Bibles for her class, and such was her view of life that events which produced heartache in others wrought beatific smiles upon her--an enviable result, although, in the opinion of Angel, it was obtained by a curiously unnatural sacrifice of humanity to mysticism.
Isabel secured the envelope the moment she laid down her pen, and retired to her room with a headache (which was heartache in disguise) for the rest of the day.
The air was heavy and hot; the closeness of the place, oppressive; and from without there arose a rush of free sounds, like the jarring memory of such things in a headache and heartache.
Jo heard that, but made no answer, except to kiss her mother, and walk rapidly away, thinking with a glow of gratitude, in spite of her heartache, "How good she is to me
And so he was out before daylight the next morning, headache, heartache, and all.
Senator Francis 'Kiko' Pangilinan took to social media his birthday greeting for wife Sharon Cuneta, describing her birthday 'extra special' after it came at a time when she triumphed a period of 'setbacks, heartaches, and pain.
The King had recorded covers of That's When Your Heartaches Begin and My Happiness at the age of 18 in 1953.
You don't have to toss your hair like the lead actress in a telenovela to appreciate the schemes, wisecracks, and secret heartaches of the six mujeres Cubanas in Eduardo Santiago's debut novel, Tomorrow They Will Kiss.
Captivating readers from first page to last, the story of Henry and Tina Cole's hopes, dreams, joys, heartaches, struggles and triumphs is an inspiring story of love and marriage.
From the homeless on the streets to the families celebrating this Thanksgiving without family members who have died serving their country in Afghanistan or Iraq, hardships and heartaches are always around us, whether we choose to see them or not.
The Heartaches sized themselves in the dried cement handprints left by the Real Kids, the Saints, the Kinks, Elvis and a slew of classic '70s punk, and came away charged where their contemporaries can only face inadequacy.
How true her comparisons between the lives of two women born in the same year, 1900: the one, yes, living life to the full, from a Welsh mining family with all its heartaches, troubles and well-earned fulfilment, the other a pampered woman cushioned from the everyday realities of life from the cradle to the grave.
It helps us make sense of life and its joys, heartaches and pains.
The expectation that people are supposed to be happy during the holidays weighed heavily for two out of five respondents (42 percent), while less than one in three blamed past holiday heartaches (29 percent).