[hahr-tn] /ˈhɑr tn/
verb (used with object)
to give courage or confidence to; cheer.
causing cheerfulness; encouraging
to make or become cheerful
c.1200, “to encourage,” from heart + -en (1). A verb formed from figurative sense of heart. Related: Heartened; heartening.
noun 1. a condition in which the heart fatally ceases to function. 2. Also called congestive heart failure. a condition in which the heart fails to pump adequate amounts of blood to the tissues, resulting in accumulation of blood returning to the heart from the veins, and often accompanied by distension of the ventricles, edema, […]
[hahrt-felt] /ˈhɑrtˌfɛlt/ adjective 1. deeply or sincerely : heartfelt sympathy. /ˈhɑːtˌfɛlt/ adjective 1. sincerely and strongly felt adj. also heart-felt, 1734, from heart + past tense of feel (v.).
[hahrt-free] /ˈhɑrtˌfri/ adjective 1. not in love.
[hahrth] /hɑrθ/ noun 1. the floor of a fireplace, usually of stone, brick, etc., often extending a short distance into a room. 2. home; fireside: the joys of family and hearth. 3. Metallurgy. 4. a brazier or chafing dish for burning charcoal. /hɑːθ/ noun 1. 2. this part of a fireplace as a symbol of […]
[hahrt-hel-thee] /ˈhɑrtˌhɛl θi/ adjective 1. conducive to cardiovascular health: heart-healthy cooking. adjective pertaining to foodstuffs that are considered healthful to the circulatory system, esp. those low in fat, sodium, etc.