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
References in classic literature ?
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.
A chorus of encouraging shouts burst out for him, and one brave voice flung out a heartening word for me -- said:
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.
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.
And, when he had wheezingly complied, they would arise under their loads, remark that it was real heartening, and hit the forward trail again.
And so that is the way you go on - heartening each other up to mutiny, and abusing each other's partners, and throwing out implications against your own, to the mutual gratification of both
Give ardent fingers Give heartening charcoal-warmers, Give me, the lonesomest, The ice (ah
The survey reports heartening progress - but clearly, disturbing discrepancies remain in the perceptions of America's current state of race relations.
It is heartening to see that despite recent economic slowdowns in other parts of the world that demand for automobiles continues to be strong in Africa.
Cooley, a San Fernando Valley resident, said the support from the deputies is ``very heartening.
The continued strength of Eastern's products in all of its markets and the support of each Eastern customer across North America is particularly heartening, and I want to personally thank our customers for it," said Torras.
Heartening diagnosis: Horry was cleared to play by team doctors Tuesday, 10 days after being diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat.