heart-whole


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heart-whole

adj
1. not in love
2. sincere
3. stout-hearted
ˌheart-ˈwholeness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heart-whole - with unconditional and enthusiastic devotion; "heart-whole friendship"; "gave wholehearted support to her candidacy"; "wholehearted commitment"; "demonstrated his whole-souled allegiance"
sincere - open and genuine; not deceitful; "he was a good man, decent and sincere"; "felt sincere regret that they were leaving"; "sincere friendship"
References in classic literature ?
She is conscience-stricken because she is only indulging in the luxury of being adored 'by far the cleverest man she has ever met,' and is as heart-whole as I am
Poyser, who certainly had the air of a man perfectly heart-whole, "it isna so bad as that.
Fame and Honor call No shrewish teares shall fill your eye When the sword-hilt's in our hand, -- Heart-whole we'll part, and no whit sighe For the fayrest of the land; Let piping swaine, and craven wight, Thus weepe and poling crye, Our business is like men to fight.