Heart-Wrenching in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Heart-Wrenching

emotionally saddening evoking pity or empathy

Examples of Heart-Wrenching in a sentence

The orphans’ heart-wrenching tale included being deserted by her parents and scorned by nearly everyone in her hometown.  🔊

For some reason people seem to find it more heart-wrenching for a dog to die in a movie over a person.  🔊

The sight of a poor, homeless old woman on the street was heart-wrenching, and I couldn’t help but give her some of my money.  🔊

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