Heart-rending sentence example
It was a heart-rending thought.
It was heart-rending to see her that way.
Anyone who went to sea in merchant ships between 1939 and 1945 will find this volume at once exhilarating and yet heart-rending.
Other heart-rending events have involved children's long hair being caught in pool water pump inlets, which have also led to drowning.
The scenes at the pit's mouth during the long attempt to clear the shaft were most heart rending.Advertisement
I was constantly told amazing - and often heart-rending - personal stories about the tsunami.
The scenes at the pit 's mouth during the long attempt to clear the shaft were most heart rending.