heart-warming


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heart-warming

adj
1. pleasing; gratifying
2. emotionally moving
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heart-warming

adjective moving, touching, affecting, pleasing, encouraging, warming, rewarding, satisfying, cheering, gratifying, heartening the heart-warming story of enemies who discover a shared humanity
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heart-warming

[ˈhɑːtˌwɔːmɪŋ] ADJ (= pleasing) → grato, reconfortante; (= moving) → conmovedor, emocionante

heart-warming

[ˈhɑːtˌwɔːmɪŋ] adjtoccante

heart

(haːt) noun
1. the organ which pumps blood through the body. How fast does a person's heart beat?; (also adjective) heart disease; a heart specialist.
2. the central part. I live in the heart of the city; in the heart of the forest; the heart of a lettuce; Let's get straight to the heart of the matter/problem.
3. the part of the body where one's feelings, especially of love, conscience etc are imagined to arise. She has a kind heart; You know in your heart that you ought to go; She has no heart (= She is not kind).
4. courage and enthusiasm. The soldiers were beginning to lose heart.
5. a symbol supposed to represent the shape of the heart; a white dress with little pink hearts on it; heart-shaped.
6. one of the playing-cards of the suit hearts, which have red symbols of this shape on them.
-hearted
kind-hearted; hard-hearted; broken-hearted.
ˈhearten verb
to encourage or cheer up. We were greatly heartened by the good news.
ˈheartless adjective
cruel; very unkind. a heartless remark.
ˈheartlessly adverb
ˈheartlessness noun
hearts noun plural
(sometimes treated as noun singular) one of the four card suits. the two of hearts.
ˈhearty adjective
1. very friendly. a hearty welcome.
2. enthusiastic. a hearty cheer.
3. very cheerful; too cheerful. a hearty person/laugh.
4. (of meals) large. He ate a hearty breakfast.
5. (of a person's appetite) large.
ˈheartily adverb
ˈheartiness noun
ˈheartache noun
(a feeling of) great sadness.
heart attack
a sudden failure of the heart to function correctly, sometimes causing death. My father has had a slight heart attack.
ˈheartbeat noun
(the sound of) the regular movement of the heart.
ˈheartbreak noun
(something which causes) great sorrow. I have suffered many heartbreaks in my life.
ˈheartbroken adjective
feeling very great sorrow. a heartbroken widow.
ˈheartburn noun
a burning feeling in the chest caused by indigestion. She suffers from heartburn after meals.
heart failure
the sudden stopping of the heart's beating. the old man died of heart failure.
ˈheartfelt adjective
sincere. heartfelt thanks.
ˌheart-to-ˈheart adjective
open and sincere, usually in private. I'm going to have a heart-to-heart talk with him.
noun
an open and sincere talk, usually in private. After our heart-to-heart I felt more cheerful.
ˈheart-warming adjective
causing a person to feel pleasure. It was heart-warming to see the happiness of the children.
at heart
really; basically. He seems rather stern but he is at heart a very kind man.
break someone's heart
to cause someone great sorrow. If you leave her, it'll break her heart.
by heart
from memory; by memorizing. The children know their multiplication tables by heart; Actors must learn their speeches (off) by heart.
from the bottom of one's heart
very sincerely. She thanked him from the bottom of her heart.
have a change of heart
to change a decision etc, usually to a better, kinder one. He's had a change of heart – he's going to help us after all.
have a heart!
show some pity!.
have at heart
to have a concern for or interest in. He has the interest of his workers at heart.
heart and soul
with all one's attention and energy. She devoted herself heart and soul to caring for her husband.
lose heart
to become discouraged.
not have the heart to
not to want or be unkind enough to (do something unpleasant). I don't have the heart to tell him that everyone laughed at his suggestions.
set one's heart on / have one's heart set on
to want very much. He had set his heart on winning the prize; He had his heart set on winning.
take heart
to become encouraged or more confident.
take to heart
1. to be made very sad or upset by. You mustn't take his unkind remarks to heart.
2. to pay attention to. He's taken my criticism to heart – his work has improved.
to one's heart's content
as much as one wants. She could play in the big garden to her heart's content.
with all one's heart
very willingly or sincerely. I hope with all my heart that you will be happy.
References in classic literature ?
There is something chilling, and yet heart-warming, in the thought of these three, united by strong bands of love and insulated from all that breathe beside.
A smart boy you've got, Jacob," chuckled Peter, jovially, after the first heart-warming greetings.
Heart-warming and tear-jerking, The Fifteen Streets sees its romantic love story play out against a vivid backdrop of social deprivation and class divides.
Suburban daffodils How heart-warming it is to view Daffodils now in full spring bloom As yellow as the famous road, Bell-shaped with their star petals And waving in the mild March breeze.
My Dog, My Friend: Heart-warming Tales of Canine Companionship from Celebrities and other Extraordinary People" is a collection of truly heart-warming tales of the indisputable value of canine companionship to owners, particularly in times of mental or emotional crisis.
Online that the actress, who wore a beaded silver mini dress, got teary-eyed several times when friends stood up and gave heart-warming speeches to toast the couple.
Heart-breaking and heart-warming, this novel will stay with you long after the final page.
It's a must-see for anyone who believes in the magic of the cinema, as James Stewart gives a heart-warming performance as George Bailey.
During the three-day live broadcast based inside the hospital, radio personalities conduct personal interviews, share heart-warming patient stories in English and Spanish, and encourage listeners to make donations.
Based on the life of a black American butler who served seven presidents, it comes from Precious director Lee Daniels and is a heart-warming tale simply told - perhaps a little too simply.
I have been grumbling about Stockton High Street for years but for one hour, I was really proud of the people of Stockton who battled with the cold and wind to give us a heart-warming performance.
Or do you know any heart-warming stories of women across the region that deserves to be told?