change of heart

noun phrase

: a reversal in position or attitude

Examples of change of heart in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the actress has recently had a change of heart. Jp Mangalindan, Peoplemag, 16 July 2024 But while at least one other high-profile Democratic governor has vowed not to run for president should Biden have a change of heart and drop out, Pritzker declined to take such a pledge. Alice Yin, Chicago Tribune, 10 July 2024 His mercurial nature and sudden changes of heart are part of his legend and what keeps fans fascinated, more than 60 years after his recording career began. Jem Aswad, Variety, 28 June 2024 Her change of heart coincided with the city of Charlotte starting AMP Up Charlotte, a program designed to prepare entrepreneurs of color for strategic growth. Cooper Metts, Charlotte Observer, 28 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for change of heart 

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of change of heart was in the 14th century

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“Change of heart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/change%20of%20heart. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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