heartsease

or heart's-ease

[hahrts-eez]
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noun

peace of mind.
the pansy or other plant of the genus Viola.
the lady's-thumb.

Nearby words

  1. heartless,
  2. heartlessly,
  3. heartrending,
  4. hearts,
  5. hearts and flowers,
  6. heartsick,
  7. heartsink,
  8. heartsome,
  9. heartsomely,
  10. heartsore

Origin of heartsease

First recorded in 1375–1425, heartsease is from the late Middle English word hertes ese. See heart, ease

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British Dictionary definitions for heartsease

heartsease

heart's-ease

noun

another name for the wild pansy
peace of mind
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