heart

(redirected from Broken heart)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
References in periodicals archive ?
When you see this disease, takotsubo cardiomyopathy or the broken heart syndrome, there's an exorbitant amount of stress and all of those stress hormones you feel in your head get released into your body and it almost causes your heart to be stunned, these hormones in this stunned moment look like a heart attack," Dr.
The good news is, like most love songs will tell you, a broken heart will mend and symptoms should, over time, disappear.
The condition is most common after an unexpected loss of a loved one--hence its broken heart name--but can also be caused by an accident, episode of severe fear or pain, an intense argument, or even a happy event like a surprise party.
Their niece Kirsty Adams, 34, said: "It was deemed natural causes but we think it was a broken heart.
They said I literally could have died from a broken heart.
Dr Alexander Lyon, a senior lecturer at London's Imperial College and consultant cardiologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital, said this may have been a case of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, a condition also known as broken heart syndrome when triggered by bereavement.
No verse can say, no flowers repay, all that we lost one year ago today, a vacant place no one can fill, we miss you dearly and always will, facing life without you is very hard to bear, for losing you will always seem unfair, you left behind broken hearts, but happy memories too, but we never wanted memories, we only wanted you.
Uncertainty about the physiological cause of broken heart syndrome has prevented a standard treatment.
Garden plants can help with everything from infections or insomnia to healing wounds and broken hearts.
The young prince consort is found murdered and his mother, the queen, soon dies of a broken heart.
In any case there is no appeal; a broken heart is the last wrong for which the Charter of Rights provides no remedy; as a wise English judge once said: "to affairs of the heart, the king's writ does not run.
Time really does mend a broken heart," Champion says.