adjective, heart·i·er, heart·i·est.
noun, plural heart·ies. Archaic.
Origin of hearty
Can be confusedhardy hearty
Examples from the Web for heartiness
We have to remind ourselves that "it will never do" to let the heartiness of Christmas be impaired.The Feast of St. Friend|Arnold Bennett
"That's so, Olive," echoed Beatrice, with a heartiness that made them jump.Six Girls|Fannie Belle Irving
"I'm so glad to hear it—gladder than I can express," said Mrs. Dillingham, with heartiness.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland
Of his heartiness she saw she need have no fear; and shyly responsive, she gave him her hand.Rich Man, Poor Man|Maximilian Foster
Just as we, for example, in spite of all our German heartiness, should find it difficult to fraternize with a Sandwich Islander.Tour in England, Ireland, and France, in the years 1826, 1827, 1828 and 1829.|Hermann Pckler-Muskau
British Dictionary definitions for heartiness
adjective heartier or heartiest
Derived Formsheartiness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with heartiness
see hale and hearty.