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Heart-rending
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Heart-rending as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

31 October 2020
Last seen in: The Sun Cryptic

We found 35 answers for the crossword clue 'Heart-rending', the most recent of which was seen in the The Sun Cryptic.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Heart-rending a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Heart-rending as an answer itself some 1 times.

Heart-rending is a single word clue made up of 13 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Sun Cryptic' on Saturday, 31 October 2020 with the answer being PITEOUS, but the most popular answer for this clue is TRAGIC.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

SAD
Experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness; "feeling sad because his dog had died"; "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti

5 Letters

DREAR Michael Mina
Causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"

SORRY Michael Mina
Feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone; "felt regretful over his vanished youth"; "regretful over mistakes she had made"; "he felt bad about breaking the vase"

TEARY Michael Mina
With eyes full of tears

6 Letters

DISMAL Michael Mina
Causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"

DREARY Michael Mina
Causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"

MOVING Michael Mina
Used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion; "Her ambition was to be in moving pictures or `the movies'"

TRAGIC
Of or relating to or characteristic of tragedy; "tragic hero"

7 Letters

DOLEFUL Michael Mina
Filled with or evoking sadness; "the child's doleful expression"; "stared with mournful eyes"; "mournful news"

PAINFUL Michael Mina
Causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"

PITEOUS Michael Mina
Deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life"

PITIFUL Michael Mina
Deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life"

TEARFUL Michael Mina
Showing sorrow

8 Letters

DESOLATE Michael Mina
Leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"

GRIEVOUS Michael Mina
Causing or marked by grief or anguish; "a grievous loss"; "a grievous cry"; "her sigh was heartbreaking"; "the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter"

MOURNFUL Michael Mina
Filled with or evoking sadness; "the child's doleful expression"; "stared with mournful eyes"; "mournful news"

PATHETIC Michael Mina
Deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life"

POIGNANT
Keenly distressing to the mind or feelings; "poignant anxiety"

TOUCHING Michael Mina
The act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"

9 Letters

AFFECTING Michael Mina
Arousing affect; "the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene"; "poignant grief cannot endure forever"; "his gratitude was simple and touching"

AGONISING Michael Mina
Extremely painful

AGONIZING Michael Mina
Extremely painful

HARROWING Michael Mina
Extremely painful

PLAINTIVE Michael Mina
Expressing sorrow

SADDENING Michael Mina

SORROWFUL Michael Mina
Experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; "sorrowful widows"; "a sorrowful tale of death and despair"; "sorrowful news"; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13

TRAUMATIC Michael Mina
Psychologically painful;"few experiences are more traumatic than losing a child";

10 Letters

DEPRESSING Michael Mina
Causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy; "the economic outlook is depressing"; "something cheerless about the room"; "a moody and uncheerful person"; "an uncheerful place"

DISTURBING Michael Mina
Causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"

MELANCHOLY Michael Mina
A humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy

11 Letters

DISTRESSFUL Michael Mina
Causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"

DISTRESSING Michael Mina
Causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"

MELANCHOLIC Michael Mina
Someone subject to melancholia

TEARJERKING Michael Mina

12 Letters

EXCRUCIATING Michael Mina
Extremely painful

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