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hearty

heart·y

hearty

 
 
pronunciation:
har ti
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: heartier, heartiest
definition 1: full of warmth and enthusiasm; friendly.
His hearty welcome made us glad we had decided to visit.
synonyms:
warm
similar words:
affectionate, cordial, friendly, genial, genuine, neighborly, profuse, sincere
definition 2: showing energy and enthusiasm.
When the play ended, the auditorium was filled with hearty applause.Full of joy and energy, she let out a hearty yell.
synonyms:
enthusiastic, robust, warm
antonyms:
halfhearted
similar words:
ardent, passionate, profuse
definition 3: strong; sturdy.
She is a hearty woman who walks three miles every morning.
synonyms:
robust, rugged, sturdy
antonyms:
frail
similar words:
hardy, healthy, sound, strong
definition 4: large and filling; nourishing.
Before the hike, I ate a hearty breakfast.
synonyms:
ample
similar words:
abundant, filling, nutritious, sizable, solid
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