Meaning of heart-bleeding in English:

heart-bleeding

noun

  • Anguish; (in later use also) the action of (especially falsely or insincerely) professing anguished concern about something.

adjective

  • Agonizing; (in later use more commonly) engaged in or characterized by the action of (especially falsely or insincerely) professing anguished concern about something.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Counter-poyson.