Definition Of heartbroken
(of a person) suffering from overwhelming distress; very upset.
he was heartbroken at the thought of leaving the house
Example Of heartbroken
A devastated mum is heartbroken after thieves stole a tender tribute from her daughter's grave.
A terminally-ill teenager was left heartbroken when thieves ruined what could be her last Christmas.
Although Gloria was heartbroken , she continued her fight but the cancer grew, despite radiotherapy.
Although I am numb and heartbroken , it is a pleasure to be with him and his courage has taught me never to fear anything that life throws at me.
And how much distress will it cause to the many children who will be heartbroken if this shameful act is carried out?