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.

Examples Sentences for


1) It is a question which goes to the Heart of the conflict between simply following one’s own conscience, and allowing oneself to be shaped by social pressures; and the novel’s answer to the question is suitably shaded and ambiguous.
2) Michaelis and this man reached her first but when they had torn open her shirtwaist still damp with perspiration, they saw that her left breast was swinging loose like a flap and there was no need to listen for the Heart beneath.
3) It warmed my Heart to think of joy and sorrow as dependent on each other as a bird’s wings.
4) In the end, so Heart of Darkness suggests, high-flown ideals and fancy sentiments will never save us from the persistent fact of savagery.
5) Any particular story-line is bound to be arbitrary, just as Marlow’s voyage in Heart of Darkness is gratuitous and unmotivated.
6) Could it be that with the waning of her husband’s love, Marguerite’s Heart had awakened with love for him?
7) Through famine and flood, dry and athirst, I will sing and dance for Him till my knees buckle, my body collapses, and my Heart stops pounding.
8) My Heart was full, and I did not answer him, but as I proceeded, I weighed the various arguments that he had used and determined at least to listen to his tale.
9) As with Heart of Darkness, it is a choice between an inauthentic society and a terrifying authenticity.
10) His Heart was pure and his intentions good.
11) Not to cleave to a fatherland, be it even the most suffering and necessitousóit is even less difficult to detach oneís Heart from a victorious fatherland.
12) ' Dana's Heart quickened
13) His Heart grew lighter for a moment, then immediately grew guarded again.
14) Dazed, confused, I nonetheless put my hand on my Heart and greeted him back.
15) For discussion how dietary fats affect cardiovascular health , see Diet and Heart disease
16) How could I ever have know happiness again!’ ‘If that HAD been the case, Harry,ssaid Mrs Maylie, I fear your happiness would have been effectually blighted, and that your arrival here, a day sooner or a day later, would have been of very, very little import.’ ‘And who can wonder if it be so, mother?srejoined the young man; or why should I say, IF?—It is—it is—you know it, mother—you must know it!’ ‘I know that she deserves the best and purest love the Heart of man can offer,ssaid Mrs Maylie; I know that the devotion and affection of her nature require no ordinary return, but one that shall be deep and lasting.
17) My Heart chose the latter.
18) I am asking that you heal her broken Heart and not just for the recent struggle, but for everything that she has been through.
19) My Heart sped up in my chest.
20) The name on my screen made my Heart stop.
21) I know I have done the right thing, and so have you, but my Heart is heavy with sadness, and I already miss the most unusual and unruly dervish my lodge has ever welcomed.
22) The five-tier , R2 billion -LRB- approximately $ 159 million -RRB- Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium was built overlooking the North End Lake , at the Heart of the city
23) The thought of going to Boston tomorrow morning and having breakfast with Aziz was enough to make her Heart beat faster.
24) He had listened to their taunts with a look of contempt; he had borne the lash without a cry: for he felt that pride swelling in his Heart which would have kept down a shriek to the last, though they had roasted him alive.
25) A frightful selfishness hurried me on, while my Heart was poisoned with remorse.
26) Some of their most popular and widely known singles are `` Youre My Heart , Youre My Soul ' , `` You Can Win If You Want ' , `` Cheri Cheri Lady ' , `` Brother Louie ' , `` Atlantis Is Calling -LRB- S.O.S. for Love -RRB- ' and `` Geronimos Cadillac '
27) At that moment the hall-door was opened and Mr Browne came in from the doorstep, laughing as if his Heart would break.
28) Central Park is a public greenspace and park in the Heart of Manhattan in New York City , with approximately twenty-five million visitors each year , it is the most visited urban park in the United States
29) In hastily forming and giving his opinion of other people, in sacrificing general politeness to the enjoyment of undivided attention where his Heart was engaged, and in slighting too easily the forms of worldly propriety, he displayed a want of caution which Elinor could not approve, in spite of all that he and Marianne could say in its support.
30) Eagerly the young man picked it up, and his face looked much relieved, as his fingers closed tightly over it. ‘For shame, Sir Andrew,sshe said, shaking her head with 138 The Scarlet Pimpernel a playful sigh, making havoc in the Heart of some impressionable duchess, whilst conquering the affections of my sweet little Suzanne.