- having a specified kind of heart (now used only in combination): hardhearted; sad-hearted.
- fixed or present in the heart.
Origin of hearted
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now used only in combinations, meaning "at heart," since c.1200, first attested in hard-hearted; see heart. Related: heartedly.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper