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heartfelt

[hahrt-felt] /ˈhɑrtˌfɛlt/
adjective
1.
deeply or sincerely felt:
heartfelt sympathy.
Origin of heartfelt
1725-1735
First recorded in 1725-35; heart + felt1
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  • It is with heartfelt sincerity, therefore, that I offer my assistance.

    Gomez Arias Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso
  • It shows that every teacher should have a heartfelt interest in his pupil.

    College Teaching Paul Klapper
  • Who knows what deep and heartfelt anxieties were hers as she sought her bed at last?

    One Of Them Charles James Lever
  • With sincere and heartfelt sorrow Sir Marmaduke turned away.

    The O'Donoghue Charles James Lever
  • I beg them to accept the expression of my heartfelt gratitude.

British Dictionary definitions for heartfelt

heartfelt

/ˈhɑːtˌfɛlt/
adjective
1.
sincerely and strongly felt
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Word Origin and History for heartfelt
adj.

also heart-felt, 1734, from heart + past tense of feel (v.).

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