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wholehearted

[ hohl-hahr-tid ]
/ ˈhoʊlˈhɑr tɪd /
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adjective
fully or completely sincere, enthusiastic, energetic, etc.; hearty; earnest: a wholehearted attempt to comply.
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Origin of wholehearted

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; whole + hearted

OTHER WORDS FROM wholehearted

whole·heart·ed·ly, adverbwhole·heart·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for wholehearted

wholehearted
/ (ˌhəʊlˈhɑːtɪd) /

adjective
done, acted, given, etc, with total sincerity, enthusiasm, or commitment

Derived forms of wholehearted

wholeheartedly, adverbwholeheartedness, noun
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