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
Swaby watched this year’s student occupation with interest and says he is heartened student activism is alive and well at his alma mater.
Indeed, if arguments in October in the earlier case, a Democratic challenge of a Republican map from Wisconsin, had heartened opponents of extreme partisan gerrymandering, Wednesday’s arguments in the Maryland case only served to confuse them.
Historically, it's proved easier to win an open seat than oust an incumbent, which heartens Democrats vying to seize control of the House.
In fact, the Fed may feel heartened by this report overall, which suggests price gains are progressing toward their 2 percent goal in a sustainable way.
Pam Patalano, of Save Pachaug Forest, a citizens' group that has been fighting the gun range plan, said she was heartened by support for the ordinance.
Flores is heartened that the government appears willing to hear from her and other shelter directors across the island now, trying to learn from this disaster.
Such action has been heartening for Leslie Gunn, a teacher who survived the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
At the very least, I’m heartened that the president is finally indicating public support of the $6 billion proposed by Congress.
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First Known Use of hearten
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
HEARTEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hearten for English Language Learners
: to cause (someone) to feel more cheerful or hopeful
HEARTEN Defined for Kids
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