noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
The play is a period piece, full of innocence abused and hearts and flowers.
[fr the name of a mournful and sentimental song of about 1908]
[hahrt-sur-ching] /ˈhɑrtˌsɜr tʃɪŋ/ noun 1. a thorough examination of one’s feelings and motives; a self-examination of one’s conscience. noun 1. examination of one’s feelings or conscience
[hahrts-eez] /ˈhɑrtsˌiz/ noun 1. peace of mind. 2. the pansy or other plant of the genus Viola. 3. the lady’s-thumb. /ˈhɑːtsˌiːz/ noun 1. another name for the wild pansy 2. peace of mind
noun 1. any of numerous bivalve mollusks, especially of the families Cardiidae and Carditidae, having a heart-shaped shell. 2. the shell itself.
[hahrt-sik] /ˈhɑrtˌsɪk/ adjective 1. extremely depressed or unhappy. /ˈhɑːtˌsɪk/ adjective 1. deeply dejected or despondent adj. “despondent,” late 14c., from heart + sick. Old English heortseoc meant “ill from heart disease.”