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heartfelt

[hahrt-felt] /ˈhɑrtˌfɛlt/
adjective
1.
deeply or sincerely felt:
heartfelt sympathy.
Origin of heartfelt
1725-1735
1725-35; heart + felt1
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  • These simple, heartfelt words to his “children,” as he called his soldiers, were like the man who spoke them.

  • While in this prison, I had the heartfelt pleasure of helping one man to escape.

    Daring and Suffering: William Pittenger
  • A tear, a heartfelt tear, came from the eyes of more than one of the sympathetic group.

    Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field
  • They brim over with the expressions of a tender and heartfelt love.

  • Rio's welcome was the most demonstrative, Callao's probably the most heartfelt, that of Punta Arenas the most unexpected.

    With the Battle Fleet Franklin Matthews
British Dictionary definitions for heartfelt

heartfelt

/ˈhɑːtˌfɛlt/
adjective
1.
sincerely and strongly felt
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Word Origin and History for heartfelt
adj.

also heart-felt, 1734, from heart + past tense of feel (v.).

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