Pierced our heart - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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pierce (one's) heart
To impact one on a deep, emotionally meaningful level; to stir a strong emotion in one, especially sadness, pity, etc. When the lights came on, the room was silent, and you could tell the documentary had pierced everyone's heart. It pierced my heart seeing my father's new one-bedroom apartment, with its bare walls and random assortment of appliances and utensils.
pierce someone's heart affect someone keenly or deeply.
References in periodicals archive
To our brother Bill, there have been many sad days in our lives but on this day it pierced our hearts
His show 'Satymave Jayate' says that it would touch your heart; in reality it has pierced our hearts
Maybe our images of the Mother of god should sometimes surprise us and confuse us and make us wonder what we don't know, what stories we have yet to hear--what has not yet pierced our hearts