heartwarming

[ hahrt-wawr-ming ]
/ ˈhɑrtˌwɔr mɪŋ /

adjective

gratifying; rewarding; satisfying: a heartwarming response to his work.

Nearby words

  1. heartsomely,
  2. heartsore,
  3. heartstopper,
  4. heartstrings,
  5. heartthrob,
  6. heartwood,
  7. heartworm,
  8. hearty,
  9. heat,
  10. heat barrier

Origin of heartwarming

First recorded in 1895–1900; heart + warming

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Word Origin and History for heartwarming

heartwarming

adj.

1899, from heart + present participle of warm (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper