heart-whole


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heart-whole

adj
1. not in love
2. sincere
3. stout-hearted
ˌheart-ˈwholeness n
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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"
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References in classic literature ?
Adam, are you heart-whole, quite heart-whole, in the matter of Lady Arabella?"
She remained with her comrades till dusk, and participated with a certain zest in the dancing; though, being heart-whole as yet, she enjoyed treading a measure purely for its own sake; little divining when she saw "the soft torments, the bitter sweets, the pleasing pains, and the agreeable distresses" of those girls who had been wooed and won, what she herself was capable of in that kind.
Esther is full of her first season in town; but she is still heart-whole and unengaged.