Examples of hearten in a Sentence
The team's victory has heartened its fans.
thinking we were hopelessly lost, we were heartened by the sight of a familiar farmhouse
Recent Examples of hearten from the Web
Senecal says she was heartened by that response, but frustrated that the conversation died down so soon – and that Trump was elected even after those comments were made public.
During this time of transition, I am heartened by the ongoing passion of Big Orange fans worldwide.
Spain’s 1986 membership in the European club heartened many in the region.
This news has not heartened advocates, though, largely because the number of deaths has actually risen.
But investors had been heartened in the past 18 months by the installation of a new board and management team, improved labor relations and much shaper operational performance.
Land said he is heartened by the presence of Vice President Mike Pence, a former Indiana governor and congressman long identified with the religious right.
The performance heartened Roberts and his superiors, who had watched the Dodgers stumble through late August and early September.
Democrats were heartened by the results of the Taddeo race, with many hoping there are implications for Miami-Dade County congressional districts the Democrats hope to wrest from Hispanic Republicans in 2018.
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First Known Use of hearten
Synonymsbear up, buck up, buoy (up), cheer (up), chirk (up), embolden, encourage, inspire, inspirit, steel
Antonymsdaunt, discourage, dishearten, dispirit
Related Wordsanimate, enliven, invigorate; enforce, fortify, reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen; assure, reassure; boost, energize, excite, galvanize, provoke, quicken, rally, stimulate, stir
Near Antonymsdemoralize, depress, sadden; debilitate, enfeeble, hamstring, undermine, weaken; intimidate, psych (out)
Synonym Discussion of hearten
- the teacher's praise encouraged the students to greater efforts
- patriots inspirited the people to resist
- a hospital patient heartened by good news
- emboldened by her first success, she tried an even more difficult climb
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