heartfelt

adjective
heart·​felt | \ ˈhärt-ˌfelt \

Definition of heartfelt

: deeply felt : earnest

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Synonyms & Antonyms for heartfelt

Synonyms

sincere, unfeigned

Antonyms

affected, artificial, false, feigned, insincere

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sincere, wholehearted, heartfelt, hearty, unfeigned mean genuine in feeling. sincere stresses absence of hypocrisy, feigning, or any falsifying embellishment or exaggeration. a sincere apology wholehearted suggests sincerity and earnest devotion without reservation or misgiving. promised our wholehearted support heartfelt suggests depth of genuine feeling outwardly expressed. expresses our heartfelt gratitude hearty suggests honesty, warmth, and exuberance in displaying feeling. received a hearty welcome unfeigned stresses spontaneity and absence of pretense. her unfeigned delight at receiving the award

Examples of heartfelt in a Sentence

You have our heartfelt thanks. Our most heartfelt wish is for our children to be happy.

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The rest of the game is full to burst with goofy, but heartfelt side quests in which Kiryu aids oddball citizens with bizarre problems. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Ars Technica’s best games of 2018," 24 Dec. 2018 Gypsy Sport’s Spring 2019 Show Rio Uribe paid a heartfelt tribute to nature at his Spring 2019 show. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "From Runway Protests to A #MeToo Blackout, Here Are 12 Ways Fashion Tried to Change The World in 2018," 19 Dec. 2018 The Enquirer/Scott Springer Something as simple as a heartfelt message of hope and love can have a profound impact. Adam Baum, Cincinnati.com, "Lacrosse community uplifts coach Tom Nugent as he battles cancer for the 2nd time," 6 July 2018 On another personal and heartfelt note, Jenna also shared a sentimental poem by Yogi Bhajan to mark her birthday. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Here's Jenna Dewan and Steve Kazee Kissing in a Photo Booth for Her 38th Birthday," 4 Dec. 2018 And at times, that description fits F Is for Family — a funny show, but one that will never sacrifice a character moment, heartfelt or depressive or otherwise, in the name of a joke. Todd Vanderwerff, Vox, "Netflix’s F Is for Family examines the dark core of the angry sitcom dad," 2 Dec. 2018 Now is the time to tell these stories, and to keep finding and perfecting the funny yet heartfelt tales the world is ready to hear. Kathryn Lindsay, refinery29.com, "Are Mother-Daughter Movies The New Rom-Coms?," 14 May 2018 While the confession seems heartfelt and genuine, Erakat’s history of sensational dishonesty in pursuit of views has left fans wondering whether his talk of suicide is real or not. Patricia Hernandez, The Verge, "A controversial YouTuber’s suicidal claims have fans questioning his motives," 24 Sep. 2018 The ideas other moms offered were heartfelt and touching. Jessica Delfino, SELF, "How 9 Women Commemorated Their Miscarriages," 19 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of heartfelt

1712, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of heartfelt was in 1712

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heartfelt

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of heartfelt

: deeply felt : very sincere

heartfelt

adjective
heart·​felt | \ ˈhärt-ˌfelt \

Kids Definition of heartfelt

: deeply felt : sincere I gave her a heartfelt apology.

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