Synonyms of heart-rending in English:

heart-rending


See definition of heart-rending

adjective

1‘a heart-rending cry of torment’

SYNONYMS

distressing, upsetting, disturbing, heartbreaking, sad, tragic, painful, saddening, traumatic, agonizing, desolate, harrowing, excruciating

pitiful, piteous, poignant, plaintive, affecting, moving, tear-jerking

rare distressful

ANTONYMS

comforting