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enhearten

[en-hahr-tn]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to hearten.
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Origin of enhearten

First recorded in 1600–10; en-1 + hearten
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Related Words

consolidaterestoretougheninvigorateupholdinspireenergizespurreassureswaybuoystrengthenboostemboldenheartensteelencouragecheerfortifyinspirit

Examples from the Web for enhearten

Historical Examples

  • But he still had his letter in his pocket, and in time that served to enhearten him.

    Clementina

    A.E.W. Mason

  • The doctrine of averages and of probabilities comes along to guide and to enhearten the investor.

  • A card on the trunk of a tree, announcing curtly, "Dogs not allowed," seemed to enhearten him.