heartache

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English heorteece, heorte-ece, from Old English *heortæċe, heorteċe (heartache), equivalent to heart +‎ ache.

Noun[edit]

heartache (countable and uncountable, plural heartaches)

  1. Very sincere and difficult emotional problems or stress

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