Definition of heartbroken:
dejected (part of speech: adjective)
- "Winding Paths", Gertrude Page.
Grannie, aunt Helen, and uncle Jay- Jay went down to say good- bye to the ladies, who were very heartbroken about being uprooted from Five- Bob, but they approved of their nephew settling things at once and starting on a clean sheet.- "My Brilliant Career", Miles Franklin.
- "Red Hair", Elinor Glyn.