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hearts·ease

also heart's-ease  (härts′ēz′)
n.
1. Peace of mind.
2. A small European plant (Viola tricolor) having spurred flowers marked with purple, yellow, and white. It was used to develop hybrid varieties of cultivated pansies. Also called wild pansy.
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heartsease

(ˈhɑːtsˌiːz) or

heart's-ease

n
1. (Plants) another name for the wild pansy
2. peace of mind
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hearts′ease`

or heart's′-ease`,



n.
1. peace of mind.
2. any of various plants of the genus Viola, esp. the pansy.
[1375–1425]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heartsease - a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derivedheartsease - a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived
viola - any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
2.heartsease - violet of Pacific coast of North America having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violetheartsease - violet of Pacific coast of North America having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violet
violet - any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers
3.heartsease - common Old World viola with creamy often violet-tinged flowersheartsease - common Old World viola with creamy often violet-tinged flowers
viola - any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
4.heartsease - the absence of mental stress or anxietyheartsease - the absence of mental stress or anxiety
quietude, quietness, tranquillity, tranquility - a state of peace and quiet
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Translations

heartsease

[ˈhɑːtsˌiːz] n (Bot) → viola del pensiero selvatica
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I was set at ease when I learned that the plants name is hearts-ease, that it is a cultivated smartweed, and that it was once a popular garden plant.
Hearts-ease is an annual that is reputedly easy to grow, readily self-seeding once its established.