What is another word for heart-rending?

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[ hˈɑːtɹˈɛndɪŋ], [ hˈɑːtɹˈɛndɪŋ], [ h_ˈɑː_t_ɹ_ˈɛ_n_d_ɪ_ŋ]

Related words: sad, heartbreaking, heart-wrenching, tearful, heart-breaking, melancholy, soulful, solemn, mournful, melancholic

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    Synonyms for Heart-rending:

    How to use "Heart-rending" in context?

    When a loved one dies it is heart-rending. Death is the end of life, and a person's loved ones may feel as if they have lost a part of themselves. Even if the person has died years earlier, the loved ones' grief may still be fresh. There are many ways to deal with grief and each person reacts differently. Some may feel overwhelmed by their feelings and need time to process them. Others may need to talk about the death with others or express their feelings in writing. Losing a loved one can be a painful experience, but it can also be a time of healing.

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