heart·​warm·​ing | \ ˈhärt-ˌwȯr-miŋ How to pronounce heartwarming (audio) \

Definition of heartwarming

: inspiring sympathetic feeling : cheering

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heart-warmer \ ˈhärt-​ˌwȯr-​mər How to pronounce heartwarming (audio) \ noun

Examples of heartwarming in a Sentence

The movie is a heartwarming story about a boy and his dog. It's heartwarming to see how his neighbors have helped him.
Recent Examples on the Web As your brother turns one year old (and wiser), these funny, heartwarming and delightful birthday wishes will live in his heart for years to come. Karla Pope, Good Housekeeping, 21 July 2022 The heartwarming and romantic ranchera ballad, powered by a mariachi, is yet another preview of her upcoming regional Mexican album. Billboard Staff, Billboard, 8 July 2022 Beyond the baseline entertainment that comes with watching a CEO cluelessly clean a milkshake machine or scrub a toilet, Undercover Boss is one of the most heartwarming reality shows out there. Sophie Van Bastelaer, EW.com, 6 July 2022 Clint Eastwood succeeds in revealing his softer side in Honkytonk Man, a surprisingly sweet and heartwarming road movie that hums along at a pleasant pace. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 31 May 2022 Who says ghost stories can't be cute and heartwarming? Hannah Jeon, Good Housekeeping, 23 May 2022 Politicians may use YouTube to share campaign ads – but one U.S. congresswoman shared a more heartwarming video on her page on Monday. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, 16 May 2022 Having distinguished alumni return to host is always special and heartwarming, particularly on a cold night like tonight. Andy Hoglund, EW.com, 21 Jan. 2022 The heartwarming and emotional introduction took place at the annual Gift of Life Marrow Registry tournament on April 13. Gary Curreri, Sun Sentinel, 26 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of heartwarming

1743, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of heartwarming was in 1743

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3 Aug 2022

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“Heartwarming.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heartwarming. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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