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heartwarming

[ hahrt-wawr-ming ]
/ ˈhɑrtˌwɔr mɪŋ /
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adjective
gratifying; rewarding; satisfying: a heartwarming response to his work.
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Origin of heartwarming

First recorded in 1895–1900; heart + warming
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British Dictionary definitions for heartwarming

heart-warming

adjective
pleasing; gratifying
emotionally moving
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