wholeheartedness


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whole·heart·ed

 (hōl′här′tĭd)
adj.
Marked by unconditional commitment, unstinting devotion, or unreserved enthusiasm: wholehearted approval.

whole′heart′ed·ly adv.
whole′heart′ed·ness n.
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Noun1.wholeheartedness - the quality of hearty sincerity
sincerity - the quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical; "his sincerity inspired belief"; "they demanded some proof of my sincerity"
2.wholeheartedness - undivided commitment or unreserved enthusiasm
willingness - cheerful compliance; "he expressed his willingness to help"
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wholeheartedness

[ˈhəʊlˈhɑːtɪdnɪs] Nentusiasmo m
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