Heartbroken and Melancholy

Heartbroken

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Heartbroken adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: not as heartbroken over missing out on the trip to New York as I thought she would be

Melancholy and heartbroken are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Melancholy" instead an adjective "Heartbroken".
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Melancholy

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Melancholy adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: she was a bit melancholy after her youngest child left for college

Heartbroken and melancholy are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Heartbroken" instead an adjective "Melancholy".
Nearby Words: melancholic, melancholia
Synonyms for Melancholy

Things that words describes

girl heartbroken girl melancholy girl
man heartbroken man melancholy man
version heartbroken version melancholy version
daughter heartbroken daughter melancholy daughter
Other nouns: songs.
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