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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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See how different the leaves of the cabbage are, and how extremely alike the flowers; how unlike the flowers of the heartsease are, and how alike the leaves; how much the fruit of the different kinds of gooseberries differ in size, colour, shape, and hairiness, and yet the flowers present very slight differences.
In plants the same gradual process of improvement, through the occasional preservation of the best individuals, whether or not sufficiently distinct to be ranked at their first appearance as distinct varieties, and whether or not two or more species or races have become blended together by crossing, may plainly be recognised in the increased size and beauty which we now see in the varieties of the heartsease, rose, pelargonium, dahlia, and other plants, when compared with the older varieties or with their parent-stocks.
Along the path of a useful life, Will heartsease ever bloom.
"Well, we have to do that sometimes," said Bruno, "and a dreadful bother it is." As he said this, he savagely tore a heartsease in two, and trampled on the pieces.
One was perfectly charming, delicate, pensive, shaded by beautiful dark hair, and eyes soft as velvet, like those lovely flowers, the heartsease, in which shine out the golden petals.
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