harden one's heart

Definition of harden one's heart

  1. If you harden your heart or if something hardens your heart, you stop having kind or friendly feelings for someone. She hardened her heart against him.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to make hard or harder

    :  to confirm in disposition, feelings, or action

    :  to make callous

  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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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