Definition of pierce someone's heart in English:

pierce someone's heart


  • Affect someone keenly or deeply.

    ‘pure love had pierced her heart’
    ‘I felt pierced to the heart, dejected and lonely’
    • ‘Even when reduced to tears, he doesn't pierce your heart.’
    • ‘Today, however, she said something that just pierced my heart.’
    • ‘Something pierced my heart, a bitter memory of how my boyfriend left me a few years go.’
    • ‘Considering what just happened it pierced my heart and left me feeling weary with fear.’
    • ‘But there's no way he could convey to us what he felt and what anguish and anxiety was piercing his heart.’