heartache heartache  /ˈhɑr ˌteɪk/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ah yes, all too familiar signs of romantic heartache.
  2. For them, all these courtroom machinations just dredge up their heartache and forestall closure.

News

  1. Phil Mickelson alone at top at U.S. Open

    Ready to erase heartache, he has a 1-shot lead going into the final round at Merion Golf Club.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  2. Phil Mickelson takes lead into final round at US Open

    MERION, Pa. -- For all those runner-up finishes, with so much heartache chasing the major he covets, Phil Mickelson has never had a better chance to win the U.S. Open.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PGA

  3. Phil Mickelson leads after 3rd round at US Open

    ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) -- For all those runner-up finishes, with so much heartache chasing the major he covets, Phil Mickelson has never had a better chance to win the U.S. Open.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "Over the last few weeks I've watched, as we all have, with growing horror and heartache, watching what's happening in the Gulf and thinking those morons don't know what they're doing," he said.
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: James Cameron Source: New York Post

  2. Mr Brown said: "Because we know that almost every British family has been touched by cancer, (Health Secretary) Alan Johnson and I know we must do more to relieve the financial worry that so often goes alongside the heartache, so our plan is next...
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: Independent

  3. Obama said the employment news meant "more heartache and struggle" for Americans.
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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