Heartened



[hahr-tn] /ˈhɑr tn/

verb (used with object)
1.
to give courage or confidence to; cheer.
/ˈhɑːtən/
verb
1.
to make or become cheerful
v.

c.1200, “to encourage,” from heart + -en (1). A verb formed from figurative sense of heart. Related: Heartened; heartening.

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