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Synonyms for heartbreaking

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for heartbreaking

causing or marked by grief or anguish

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She announced her condition by a long, heartbreaking wolf howl that sent every dog bristling with fear, then sprang straight for Buck.
It was heartbreaking work for people in the state of exhaustion in which we then were, but we clung tenaciously to it.
The last moments were the most harassing and heartbreaking of all.
The family of a police officerkilled in the line of dutyhave left a heartbreaking message to him a the scene where he died.
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DAME Helen Mirren says the axing of free TV licences for over-75s is "heartbreaking", and wants the next prime minister to bring them back.
DAME Helen Mirren has urged the next prime minister to restore free TV licences for all over-75s, calling the end of the universal entitlement "heartbreaking".
Patrick Wallace, landlord of the pub for 12 years, described the closure as 'heartbreaking'.
P Anne Edwards Divo ABSOLUTELY heartbreaking. My sincere condolences and, at the same time, congratulations on birth of your daughter.
A DECISION to place advertising signs next to a bust of famous industrialist Sir Josiah Mason on a roundabout has been described as 'heartbreaking' by a councillor.
'This is deeply heartbreaking. I am sorry for an early emotional morning, but I really mourn for such a loving dog.
Another posted: "Just heartbreaking. When is this knife crime going to end.
In another heartbreaking result, the former long-time Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight titleholder suffered a leg injury caused by a kick and lost to Jared Cannonier via a first-round technical knockout before a partisan Rio de Janerio, Brazil crowd at UFC 237 yesterday.
After firefighters extinguished the inferno, the heartbreaking scenes of the charred church, which had been a beloved home for generations of her family, were almost too much for Monica Harris.
TRAVELLERS have set up camp on St Elphin's Park, in what has been labelled as a "heartbreaking" incident.