extremely sad, especially because someone you love has died or left you [↪ heartbroken]:
He was broken-hearted when she left.
WORD FOCUS: sad WORD FOCUS: sad unhappysad because of the situation you are in miserablevery sad depressedsad for a long time, and feeling that your life will never get better gloomy/glumlooking sad down/down in the dumpssad and without much interest in life - usually not in a serious or permanent way broken-heartedvery sad because someone has ended a romantic relationship with you homesicksad because you are a long way from your home and your friends ➔ See alsosad
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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