- fully or completely sincere, enthusiastic, energetic, etc.; hearty; earnest: a wholehearted attempt to comply.
Origin of wholehearted
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Examples from the Web for wholeheartedness
We all laughed at that, grudgingly at first, then with a touch of wholeheartedness.The Night of the Long Knives
Fritz Reuter Leiber
There was a wholeheartedness about Bully Rawson and his doings which left no room for doubt.A Secret of the Lebombo
He is a possessor and advocate of wholeheartedness and sincerity, being charitable to a difference or a fault.
- done, acted, given, etc, with total sincerity, enthusiasm, or commitment
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Word Origin and History for wholeheartedness
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