Definition of heartbreakingly in English:

heartbreakingly

adverb

  • See heartbreaking

    as submodifier ‘the children's expectations were heartbreakingly wrong’
    • ‘That gap, that human gap between ethics and the law is something you explore very powerfully in this book and, heartbreakingly I think for us and yourself, come away with no answers, as you've just said.’
    • ‘Every word of this story was heartbreakingly true, and it pains me to think that all the terrible things I saw happening there during my four years of high school didn't magically cease to occur after I graduated and went to college.’
    • ‘Though their argument is supposed to be about the painting, it soon balloons into an examination of their 15-year friendship, with the heartbreakingly accurate verbal blows that only old friends can land.’
    • ‘An apologia, even when desperately, heartbreakingly wrong, is a sort of bridge between evil and good, an acknowledgement that there is something here that needs explaining.’
    • ‘Both jobs offer all the possibilities in the world, including fame, success, travel and personal achievement, but things can also go terribly, heartbreakingly wrong if the young hopefuls are rejected.’

Pronunciation

heartbreakingly

/ˈhɑːtˌbreɪkɪŋli/