broken heart(redirected from a broken-heart)
What one is said to have when they are very sad, typically due to a tragic event or the end of a romantic relationship. When my girlfriend dumped me, I thought I would die from a broken heart. Well, my son is dead, and I feel like my broken heart will never heal—that's how I'm doing. Ah, you recently ended a relationship too. So there are two broken hearts here today, huh?
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