Definition Of hearten


make more cheerful or confident.

she was heartened to observe that the effect was faintly comic

Example Of hearten

  • A factor which heartens them is the sprawling river bed, to a length of nearly seven kilometres and an average breadth of 200 metres.

  • After this meeting, there were private discussions with some guesthouse owners and, hearteningly , some non-aligned farmers.

  • And more importantly, there's a lot of reading going on right now: that heartens me.

  • Bartley viewed himself as an optimist, and was heartened by what he had observed during his career.

  • But some traditionally weird summer news has hearteningly turned up.

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