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heartsome

[hahrt-suh m] /ˈhɑrt səm/
adjective, Chiefly Scot.
1.
giving cheer, spirit, or courage:
a heartsome wine.
2.
cheerful; spirited.
Origin of heartsome
1560-1570
First recorded in 1560-70; heart + -some1
Related forms
heartsomely, adverb
heartsomeness, noun
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heartsome

/ˈhɑːtsəm/
adjective (mainly Scot)
1.
cheering or encouraging: heartsome news
2.
gay; cheerful
Derived Forms
heartsomely, adverb
heartsomeness, noun
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