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 for heartbreaking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Heartbreaking \Heart"break`ing\, a.
     Causing overpowering sorrow.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: causing or marked by grief or anguish; "a grievous loss";
             "a grievous cry"; "her sigh was heartbreaking"; "the
             heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter" [syn:
             grievous, heartbreaking, heartrending]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "heartbreaking":
     afflictive, agonizing, calamitous, consuming, desolating, dire,
     distressing, excruciating, grievous, harrowing, heartrending,
     heartsickening, heartwounding, lamentable, racking, regrettable,
     rending, tormenting, torturous, unfortunate

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