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heart-free

[hahrt-free] /ˈhɑrtˌfri/
adjective
1.
not in love.
Origin of heart-free
1740-1750
1740-50
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  • His laughter was the uncontrollable, heart-free laughter of the man who suddenly sees a great joke upon his enemy.

    The Snow-Burner Henry Oyen
  • Diana's exclamation: 'May I be heart-free for another ten years!'

  • Hope interpreted the glance to mean that she was heart-free and to be won by him who could stir her heart.

    A Volunteer with Pike Robert Ames Bennet
  • In those happy days ere meeting Bessie he was heart-free and care-free.

    Frank Merriwell's Son Burt L. Standish
  • She was heart-free, but her nature was too deep not to be profoundly affected by this experience.

    A Little Journey in the World Charles Dudley Warner
  • If Rhoda Polly was heart-free, that was certainly not my fault.

    A Tatter of Scarlet S. R. Crockett
  • It was hard work, even to the man of the world, the heart-free student of human nature.

    Husks Marion Harland
  • They were young, heart-free, and full of the romance of life.

    The Daughter of Anderson Crow George Barr McCutcheon
  • Conversation was all the more rife upon the subject because his Lordship paid no special court to any and seemed a heart-free man.

    His Grace of Osmonde Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • But I will promise you that when you see me again I shall still be heart-free.

    The Captain's Toll-Gate Frank R. Stockton

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