Heartedness
Heartedness Heart"ed*ness, n. Earnestness; sincerity; heartiness. [R.] --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

Note: See also the Note under {Hearted}. The analysis of the compounds gives hard-hearted + -ness, rather than hard + heartedness, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • heartedness — noun a) The state or quality of being hearted. b) The result or product of being hearted …   Wiktionary

  • heartedness — n. quality of having a certain kind of heart …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heartedness — heart·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • heartedness — noun ( es) : the condition of having a heart especially of a specified kind often used in combination hardheartedness coldheartedness …   Useful english dictionary

  • big-heartedness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being generous: bounteousness, bountifulness, freehandedness, generosity, generousness, great heartedness, large heartedness, lavishness, liberality, magnanimity, magnanimousness, munificence,… …   English dictionary for students

  • great-heartedness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being generous: big heartedness, bounteousness, bountifulness, free handedness, generosity, generousness, large heartedness, lavishness, liberality, magnanimity, magnanimousness, munificence,… …   English dictionary for students

  • large-heartedness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being generous: big heartedness, bounteousness, bountifulness, free handedness, generosity, generousness, great heartedness, lavishness, liberality, magnanimity, magnanimousness, munificence,… …   English dictionary for students

  • cold-heartedness — cold heart ed*ness n. an absence of concern for the welfare of others; indifference to the suffering of others. Syn: heartlessness, hardheartedness. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Great-heartedness — Great heart ed*ness, n. The quality of being greathearted; high mindedness; magnanimity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kind-heartedness — Kind heart ed*ness, n. The state or quality of being kind hearted; benevolence. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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