hearty ADJECTIVE (heartier, heartiest) 1) enthusiastic and friendly. 2) strong and healthy. 3) (of a feeling or opinion) heartfelt. 4) (of a meal) wholesome and substantial.
DERIVATIVES heartiness noun.

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  • Heartiness — Heart i*ness (h[aum]rt [i^]*n[e^]s), n. The quality of being hearty; as, the heartiness of a greeting. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heartiness — [härt′ē nis] n. a hearty quality or state * * * See hearty. * * * …   Universalium

  • heartiness — index health Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • heartiness — [härt′ē nis] n. a hearty quality or state …   English World dictionary

  • heartiness — noun see hearty I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heartiness — noun The characteristic of being hearty; fillingness; wholesomeness …   Wiktionary

  • heartiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being physically and mentally sound: haleness, health, healthiness, soundness, wholeness. See HEALTH …   English dictionary for students

  • heartiness — heart·i·ness || hÉ‘rtnɪs / hɑːt n. enthusiasm; warmth, friendliness; sincerity, earnestness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heartiness — heart·i·ness …   English syllables

  • heartiness — noun 1. active strength of body or mind • Syn: ↑vigor, ↑vigour, ↑dynamism • Derivationally related forms: ↑hearty, ↑dynamical (for: ↑dynamism), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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