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heartrending

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishheartrendingheart‧rend‧ing /ˈhɑːtˌrendɪŋ $ ˈhɑːrt-/ adjective  SYMPATHIZEmaking you feel great pity syn heartbreaking heartrending stories of children being taken from their parents
Examples from the Corpus
heartrendinga heartrending sobBut the devastation already wrought in it is heartrending to contemplate.
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