heartening


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heart·en

 (här′tn)
tr.v. heart·ened, heart·en·ing, heart·ens
To give strength, courage, or hope to. See Synonyms at encourage.

heartening

(ˈhɑːtənɪŋ)
adj
causing cheerfulness; encouraging
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heartening - cheerfully encouraging
encouraging - giving courage or confidence or hope; "encouraging advances in medical research"

heartening

adjective
Inspiring confidence or hope:
Translations

heartening

[ˈhɑːtnɪŋ] ADJalentador

heartening

[ˈhɑːrtənɪŋ] adjencourageant(e), réconfortant(e)heart failure n
(= chronic condition) → insuffisance f cardiaque
(= cardiac arrest) → arrêt m du cœur
to suffer heart failure → être victime d'un arrêt cardiaque

heartening

adj newsermutigend

heartening

[ˈhɑːtnɪŋ] adjincoraggiante
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Give ardent fingers Give heartening charcoal-warmers, Give me, the lonesomest, The ice (ah
All the way to Russian Peter's we were extravagantly happy, but when we turned back--it must have been about four o'clock-- the east wind grew stronger and began to howl; the sun lost its heartening power and the sky became grey and sombre.
Their other aunt also visited them frequently, and always, as she said, with the design of cheering and heartening them up-- though, as she never came without reporting some fresh instance of Wickham's extravagance or irregularity, she seldom went away without leaving them more dispirited than she found them.
A chorus of encouraging shouts burst out for him, and one brave voice flung out a heartening word for me -- said:
The old life was too hard for such a little thing as you, and we are going to try and make the new one ever so much easier and happier," said Polly, forgetting everything except that this was a girl like herself, who needed heartening up.
Its really heartening to see that there are NGOs and social welfare organizations who are continuously serving those people in different ways.
Talking in the verge of the official opening of the three development plans of North Azadegan, Yadavaran and Yaran, Gholam-Reza Manouchehri the deputy head of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for engineering and development affairs called the increase heartening for the country as in OPEC.
It was heartening - and worrying - to see the heap of letters of commitment to the prime minister from 200-odd Indian and foreign companies to set up 266 GW of wind, solar and other renewable energy projects in India.
It is heartening to see the NRW using their remit to work with the developers for the benefit of everyone concerned.
THERE will be few more heartening sights this year than courageous Malala Yousafzai emerging from Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
ama tha "It's heartening for us as an amateur sporting organisation that other professional codes are now keen to recruit our stars, and that they can learn from the professional way the GAA conducts its affairs.
SIR - While Mr Hain and Mr Murphy have gleefully clung to the credit crunch as their latest excuse for not supporting further devolution of powers to Wales, it was heartening to read of the optimistic and heartening assessment which greater control of our own affairs could bring from President Ilves of Estonia.