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hearty

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of hearty

  1. 1 characterized by unqualified enthusiasm his decision to marry at long last has the whole family's hearty approval Synonyms of hearty wholehearted, whole-souled Words Related to hearty single-minded; ardent, avid, eager, enthusiastic, excited, exuberant, fervent, gung ho, impassioned, keen, mettlesome, passionate, raring, vehement, warm, zealous; animated, energetic, lively, spirited, vigorous; absolute, bona fide, earnest, genuine, heartfelt, sincere, unaffected, undisguised, unequivocal, unfeigned, unrestrained Near Antonyms of hearty apathetic, disinterested, dispassionate, indifferent, uninterested; lackadaisical, listless, perfunctory, spiritless, uneager, unenthusiastic, unexcited; equivocal, hesitant, qualified, tentative, uncertain; delayed, dilatory, doubtful, hedging, hesitating; forced, reluctant, resistant, reticent, unwilling Antonyms of hearty grudging, halfhearted, lukewarm, tepid

  2. 2 enjoying health and vigor you're looking really hearty after that month in the clear mountain air! Synonyms of hearty able-bodied, bouncing, fit, hale, healthy, robust, sound, well, well-conditioned, whole, wholesomeWords Related to hearty hard, hardy, iron, lusty, rugged, stalwart, strong, sturdy, tough; ambulatory, nondisabled, uncrippled; active, agile, chipper, lively, sprightful, sprightly, spry, vigorous, vital; blooming, clean-cut, flourishing, flush, prospering, thriving; all right, good, rightNear Antonyms of hearty decrepit, enfeebled, feeble, infirm, run-down, sickened, sickly, weak, weakened, weakly, worn-out; challenged, crippled, debilitated, differently abled, disabled, halt, incapacitated, lame; delicate, fragile, frail; emaciated, gaunt, haggard, malnourished, undernourished; afflicted, troubled; bad, poorlyAntonyms of hearty ailing, diseased, ill, sick, unfit, unhealthy, unsound, unwell

  3. 3 having or showing kindly feeling and sincere interest the mayor gave the assembled volunteers his hearty thanks for their restoration of the bandstand on the town square Synonyms of hearty amicable, bonhomous, buddy-buddy, chummy, collegial, companionable, comradely, cordial, genial, hail-fellow, hail-fellow-well-met, friendly, matey [chiefly British], neighborly, palsy, palsy-walsy [slang], warm, warmheartedWords Related to hearty affable, agreeable, approachable, good-natured, good-tempered, gracious, nice, sweet; clubby, convivial, folksy, gregarious, hospitable, sociable, social; jolly, jovial, merry; extroverted (also extraverted), outgoing; brotherly, fraternal, sisterly; close, familiar, intimate; adoring, affectionate, devoted, fond, lovesome, loving, tender, tenderheartedNear Antonyms of hearty alienated, estranged; chilly, cold, cold-blooded, cool, frigid, frosty, glacial, icy, wintry (also wintery); unsociable, unsocial; aggressive, argumentative, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, disputatious, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent; inhospitable, inimicalAntonyms of hearty antagonistic, hostile, unfriendly

  4. 4 not showing weakness or uncertainty gave the reins a hearty tug but the horse wouldn't budge Synonyms of hearty forceful, firm, iron, lusty, robust, solid, stout, strong, sturdy, vigorousWords Related to hearty hard, ironclad, mighty, powerful, tough, unyielding; animated, brisk, energetic, frisky, jaunty, jazzy, lively, peppy, perky, spirited, sprightful, sprightly, springy, vital, vivacious, zippy; assured, certain, confident, sanguine, secure, sureNear Antonyms of hearty feeble, fragile, frail; limp, listless, spiritless; diffident, insecure, self-doubting; characterless, effete, frail, spineless, weakened, weak-kneed, wimpy, wishy-washyAntonyms of hearty uncertain, weak

Synonym Discussion of hearty

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

hearty

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hearty

  1. one who operates or navigates a seagoing vessel gather round me hearties, and I'll tell you a sea tale that'll shiver your timbers for sure Synonyms of hearty gob, sailor, jack, jack-tar, mariner, navigator, salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, shipman, swab, swabbie (also swabby) [slang], tarWords Related to hearty coxswain, crewman, deckhand, shipmate; able-bodied seaman, able seaman, lubber; powerboater, sailboater; lime-juicer [slang], limey [slang]



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