gladden the heart

Definition of gladden the heart


  1. :  to make someone happy Her news will gladden the hearts of her family and friends. My heart was gladdened by his recovery.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to be glad

    :  to make glad

  1. :  a hollow muscular organ of vertebrate animals that by its rhythmic contraction acts as a force pump maintaining the circulation of the blood

    :  a structure in an invertebrate animal functionally analogous to the vertebrate heart

    :  breast, bosom

  1. :  love

    :  hearten

    :  to fix in the heart

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