"devout, earnest," mid-14c., from heart + -ful. Related: Heartfully.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for heartful

Historical Examples of heartful

  • She's got a heartful of her own just now, too, I take it, but that doesn't make any difference.

    The Helpers

    Francis Lynde

  • "Yes, I do," Connie responded, out of a heartful of similar ecstasies.

    The Helpers

    Francis Lynde

  • But at the moment the young man had a heartful of other and more insistent queryings.

    The King of Arcadia

    Francis Lynde

  • She has always a heartful of them ready to shed for those who are in sickness and trouble.

    A Secret Inheritance (Volume 1 of 3)

    B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon

  • So long as the heart or soul dictates laws, only the heartful or soulful man enjoys the protection of the laws.