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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Cheerfully encouraging.

Usage examples (37)
  • She described as heartening the pledges of many development partners to maintain and increase their development co-operation.
  • He spoke honestly, but it was with the idea of heartening the man.
  • What’s less heartening is why duFresne’s story apparently captivated the media in New York and the Twin Cities.
  • Queen Dulness herself is characteristically described as heartening and harking forward her legions with pure noise. for more
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