verb (used with object)

Nearby words

  1. enhanced radiation weapon,
  2. enhancement,
  3. enhancer,
  4. enharmonic,
  5. enharmonic modulation,
  6. eniac,
  7. enid,
  8. enigma,
  9. enigmatic,
  10. enigmatize

Origin of enhearten

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

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Examples from the Web for enhearten

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

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

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