1) A hollow, muscular organ, which, by contracting rhythmically, keeps up the circulation of the blood.

2) The seat of the affections or sensibilities, collectively or separately, as love, hate, joy, grief, courage, and the like; rarely, the seat of the understanding or will; -- usually in a good sense, when no epithet is expressed; the better or lovelier part of our nature; the spring of all our actions and purposes; the seat of moral life and character; the moral affections and character itself; the individual disposition and character; as, a good, tender, loving, bad, hard, or selfish heart.

3) The nearest the middle or center; the part most hidden and within; the inmost or most essential part of any body or system; the source of life and motion in any organization; the chief or vital portion; the center of activity, or of energetic or efficient action; as, the heart of a country, of a tree, etc.

4) Courage; courageous purpose; spirit.

5) Vigorous and efficient activity; power of fertile production; condition of the soil, whether good or bad.

6) That which resembles a heart in shape; especially, a roundish or oval figure or object having an obtuse point at one end, and at the other a corresponding indentation, -- used as a symbol or representative of the heart.

7) One of a series of playing cards, distinguished by the figure or figures of a heart; as, hearts are trumps.

8) Vital part; secret meaning; real intention.

9) A term of affectionate or kindly and familiar address.

v. i.

1) To form a compact center or heart; as, a hearting cabbage.

v. t.

1) To give heart to; to hearten; to encourage; to inspirit.

Example Sentences for


1) I do not say that it is in our power to offer you peace of Heart and mind, for that must come as you seek it; but a quiet asylum, either in England, or, if you fear to remain here, in some foreign country, it is not only within the compass of our ability but our most anxious wish to secure you.
2) Beyond you three, is there a creature in the world whom I would not rather suspect of evil than Willoughby, whose Heart I know so well?’
3) LIVE WITH HOPE IN YOUR Heart You may be skeptical that anything is possible by hanging on to hope.
4) Fiona did not approve, and all her sympathies were with Liz and her children, and her Heart went out to John.
5) `` Fly to Your Heart ' - Selena Gomez
6) My Heart rejoiced at the magnificence of the universe God had created in His image, so that everywhere we turned, we could both seek and find Him.
7) Marianne entered the house with a Heart swelling with emotion from the consciousness of being only eighty miles from Barton, and not thirty from Combe Magna; and before she had been five minutes within its walls, while the others were busily helping Charlotte to show her child to the housekeeper, she quitted it again, stealing away through the winding shrubberies, now just beginning to be in beauty, to gain a distant eminence; where, from its Grecian temple, her eye, wandering over a wide tract of country to the south-east, could fondly rest on the farthest ridge of hills in the horizon, and fancy that from their summits Combe Magna might be seen.
8) My Heart melted.
9) But now I went to it in cold blood, and my Heart often sickened at the work of my hands.
10) As we have met today, we meet no more; but in other relations than those in which this conversation have placed us, we may be long and happily entwined; and may every blessing that the prayers of a true and earnest Heart can call down from the source of all truth and sincerity, cheer and prosper you!’ ‘Another word, Rose,ssaid Harry.
11) It was as though he had poured his Heart and soul into her, and he couldn’t pull away.
12) They checked his vital signs, and his Heart was racing, but it sounded strong, as one of them listened with a stethoscope and nodded to his friend.
13) Two years passed in this manner, during which I paid no visit to Geneva, but was engaged, Heart and soul, in the pursuit of some discoveries which I hoped to make.
14) Dazed, confused, I nonetheless put my hand on my Heart and greeted him back.
15) As I turned the promontory I perceived a small neat town and a good harbour, which I entered, my Heart bounding with joy at my unexpected escape.
16) It most commonly affects the Heart , joints , skin , lungs , blood vessels and the brain/nervous system
17) The first 17-second passage of current through Kemmler caused unconsciousness , but failed to stop his Heart and breathing
18) My Heart skipped a beat.
19) He has the Heart of an entrepreneur, the ingenuity of an inventor, and the vision of an explorer.
20) But he was now married; and she condemned her Heart for the lurking flattery, which so much heightened the pain of the intelligence.
21) Elinor’s Heart thanked her for such kindness towards Edward, though she could not forbear smiling at the form of it. ‘If he would only have done as well by himself,ssaid John Dashwood, as all his friends were disposed to do by him, he might now have been in his proper situation, and would have wanted for nothing.
22) The air was cold, and the rain again began to descend; we entered the hut, the fiend with an air of exultation, I with a heavy Heart and depressed spirits.
23) It is with such awareness that I drink the wine you offer me today, believing with all my Heart that there is a sobriety beyond the drunkenness of love.”
24) It makes my Heart beat,sadded Oliver in a low voice, as if it was alive, and wanted to speak to me, but couldn’t ’ ‘Lord save us!sexclaimed the old lady, starting; don’t talk in that way, child.
25) In acting out the degradation of Kurtz, then, Heart of Darkness is not only exposing the real rapacity which lurks beneath high-sounding imperial ideals; it is also seeking to discredit the leftists who did most to challenge that predatory system.
26) My mind was at ease and my Heart was working against me, leaning in an unexpected direction. *~*~*~* I didn‟t say much once we got back to his place because I couldn‟t stop thinking about that moment we shared.
27) There is a blind spot at the very Heart of it.
28) He may even have been a sin against Romanticism, this antiLatin Siegfried: well, Wagner atoned amply for this sin in his old sad days, whenóanticipating a taste which has meanwhile passed into politicsóhe began, with the religious vehemence peculiar to him, to preach, at least, THE WAY TO ROME, if not to walk therein.óThat these last words may not be misunderstood, I will call to my aid a few powerful rhymes, which will even betray to less delicate ears what I mean ówhat I mean COUNTER TO the last Wagnersand his Parsifal music:ó 206 Beyond Good and Evil óIs this our mode?óFrom German Heart came this vexed ululating?
29) Time, a very little time, I tell him, will do everything;—Marianne’s Heart is not to be wasted for ever on such a man as Willoughby.— His own merits must soon secure it.’ ‘To judge from the Colonel’s spirits, however, you have not yet made him equally sanguine.’ ‘No.—He thinks Marianne’s affection too deeply rooted for any change in it under a great length of time, and even supposing her Heart again free, is too diffident of himself to believe, that with such a difference of age and disposition he could ever attach her.
30) In the mid-1980s she gained critical acclaim for roles in films by Peter Bogdanovich -LRB- Mask -RRB- and David Lynch -LRB- Blue Velvet , Wild at Heart -RRB-