melt one's heart

idiom

: to fill someone with compassion, sympathy, etc.
It would have melted your heart to see her lying in that hospital bed.
A warm smile melts the heart [=causes someone to feel affection].

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“Melt one's heart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melt%20one%27s%20heart. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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