heart·​some ˈhert-səm How to pronounce heartsome (audio)
chiefly Scotland
: giving spirit or vigor : animating, enlivening
heartsomely adverb chiefly Scotland

Word History

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heartsome was in 1596

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Cite this Entry

“Heartsome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heartsome. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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