verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM heartenheart·en·er, nounheart·en·ing·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for hearten
Ghabboun has been heartened by the outpouring of support, but he also hopes that others caught on the punitive end of the unemployment system can get access to the same specialized assistance that he has.New Bill Proposes Stopping Unemployment Agencies That Make Mistakes From Demanding Money Back|by Ava Kofman|December 9, 2020|ProPublica
She had been heartened by how well some of her students took to remote learning — one girl ﬂourished in the role of class moderator, overseeing the online chat box.
The friendliness of their first Texas customers surprised and heartened the Kallisons.‘The Harness Maker’s Dream:’ The Unlikely Ranch King of Texas|Nick Kotz|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Few will be heartened by the fact that the debt will oppress race-neutrally.Did Needs-Blind Admission Create the College Debt Crisis?|John McWhorter|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As someone who supports this basic agenda, I am heartened to see this maturation, and the shift in power that has come with it.We’re Here, We’re Pro-Israel/Pro-Peace, We’re Used to It. Now What?|Jay Michaelson|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But she said she was heartened by those who came to her defense, including some members of Congress, friends, and the university.
Many Burmese are heartened to now hear her describe Thein Sein as reasonable, honest, even worthy of some trust.Hillary Clinton in Burma: Why She's Visiting the Oppressed State|Lennox Samuels|November 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
It all seemed very businesslike, and heartened her so much that she was willing to be nice to Lance Lorrigan.Rim o' the World|B. M. Bower
How greatly must his domestic joys have heartened the worthy father, and given vein and tone to his work!Franz Hals|Edgcumbe Staley
The psalmist was heartened to pray his prayer, because "the nations are perished out of His land."The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 1|A. Maclaren
Heartened, he pulled at the vine loop, climbed back into the tree.Star Hunter|Andre Alice Norton
Then he assembled the rulers and told them of his plans, and heartened them for the work.Training the Teacher|A. F. Schauffler